The Discovery Channel, neked people getting diarrhea and almost dying in the Amazon and two dudes with conflicting ideas on staring a fire, arguing in the wilderness.
Beats the fuck outta me. I watch Science Channel now.
Finding out how erasers are made was boring when Mister Rogers showed us.
I want Quantified Self to be a messy space, one where users willingly choose the aspects of their lives they are proudest of, and most troubled by, and allow them to track, and engage with their narratives over time on their own terms.
I wonder if we can ever reach a point where sensor technology and data-mining can be accessible and successful, flexible enough to be genuinely empowering, allowing users to control their own narratives. Is it improbable to dream of a feminist data future?
Quantify Everything: A Dream of a Feminist Data Future
Model View Culture, 24 Feb 2014 (via hautepop)