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Our Quantified Selves

I’ve been reading Victoria Song’s wearables reviews since she took over the beat last year. But it wasn’t until she wrote this month’s cover story that I appreciated the toll that tracking trackers could take on a human being. In her story, she shares the enthusiasms and disappointments of living a perpetually monitored life, where every trip to the watercool

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