Sensors And The Self: Erik Hofer Discusses Better Living Through Personal Informatics

This event was held on December 8, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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Personal informatics is a class of tools that help people collect personally relevant information for the purpose of self-reflection and self-monitoring. This data allows a person to gain self-knowledge about one's behaviors, habits, and thoughts. Learn more about this fascinating topic as UM School of Information research computer specialist Erik Hofer discusses Personal Informatics and how he studied and learned about his own sleep patterns using new, commercially available personal monitoring technology.

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