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Analysis of ‘Quantified-Self Technologies’: An Explanation of Failure

Authors: Cécile Boulard-Masson, Tommaso Colombino, Antonietta Grasso

Published in: Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018)

Publisher: Springer International Publishing

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of a long-term study of the use of fitness trackers, with particular focus on the factors that influence sustained use or abandonment. The analysis focuses on the consequences of adopting a reductionist quantification of general fitness, and how it fails to provide a coherent and understandable measure from the users’ point of view.
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Metadata
Title
Analysis of ‘Quantified-Self Technologies’: An Explanation of Failure
Authors
Cécile Boulard-Masson
Tommaso Colombino
Antonietta Grasso
Copyright Year
2019
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96077-7_62

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