Monday, April 22, 2013
Maude Standish considers wearable devices.
Despite Heidegger’s assurances that our own actions are technology, most of us understand technology as something separate from our bodies. It is something we make, control, hold, and are disconnected from. But, to feel fulfilled, the growing societal shift towards a culture of constant connectivity and data worshipping has made us increasingly reliant and emotionally dependent on technology.
As we’ve entered a co-dependency with technology, we’ve grown more open to applying it internally and externally to our own bodies.
Reminds me that I should find that USB pedometer and lower my health insurance premiums.
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