Het bizarre leven van een lifelogger

Lifeloggers, er is eigenlijk geen Nederlands woord voor te vinden. Lifeloggers zijn technofielen die de nieuwste gadgets gebruiken om data over zichzelf te verzamelen, vast te leggen en te delen. Hoe ze slapen, hoeveel ze bewegen, wat hun humeur doet. Hun hele leven vatten ze in cijfers.

Inside The Bizarre, Data-Driven World Of Lifeloggers

NEW YORK — Wednesday and Saturday are Konstantin Augemberg’s favorite days. But on Thursday, he’s always a bit sad. His ideal bedtime is exactly between 10:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. And if he walks his dog in the morning, his mood is better for the rest of the day.

He discovered these particularities about himself by measuring — three times a day — some 20 physiological and psychological parameters, including his weight, the exercises he’d done, his heart rate, his mood and what he’d eaten. “I started doing this five or six years ago,” he says. “My whole life is entirely quantified with numbers.”

Augemberg regards himself as a lifelogger, one of a tribe of technophiles who…

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