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  • Title: Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves
  • Author/Editor(s) Jill Walker Rettberg (Author)
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (October 3, 2014); eBook (Creative Commons Licensed)
  • License(s): Creative Commons License (CC)
  • Hardcover/Paperback: 109 pages
  • eBook: PDF (141 pages, 12 MB) and Read Online
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10/ASIN: 1137476648
  • ISBN-13: 978-1137476647
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Book Description

Selfies, blogs and life logging devices help us understand ourselves, building on long histories of written, visual and quantitative modes of self-representations. This book uses examples to explore the balance between using technology to see ourselves and allowing our machines to tell us who we are.

About the Authors
  • Jill Walker Rettberg is Professor of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Norway.
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