Gary Wolf, Kevin Kelly and others are documenting a rising tide of what they call "the quantified self" –- experiments that people carry out on themselves in order to understand their own bodies and behaviors.
Lifehackers and time trackers, iPhone apps and GPS phones are all part of our modern self-identity. The quantified self phenomenon is not only new, it drives product development and innovations designed to help us meet the need to understand by measurement and analysis.
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