Two interesting and confronting points of view regarding data and quantifying self found in a SXSW deck by Ben Essen (see below).
First is related to our fear of being dominated – if not replaced – by machines and algorithms as it becomes part of our daily lives.
Second is based on the feeling of a quantified guy who usually turned aware of not having been manipulated, just motivated to do stuffs…
Technology has effects and us but which ones?
The map isn’t the territory.