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Narcissus to a Man: Lifelogging, Technology and the Normativity of Truth

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The growth of the practice of lifelogging, exploiting the capabilities provided by the exponential increase in computer storage, and using technologies such as SenseCam as well as location-based services, Web 2.0, social networking and photo-sharing sites, has led to a growing sense of unease, articulated in books such as Mayer-Schönberger's Delete, that the semi-permanent storage of memo-ries could lead to problematic social consequences. This talk examines the argu-ments against lifelogging and storage, and argues that they seem less worrying when placed in the context of a wider debate about the nature of mind and memory and their relationship to our environment and the technology we use.

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O'Hara, Kieron (2010) Narcissus to a Man: Lifelogging, Technology and the Normativity of Truth At Second Annual SenseCam Symposium.

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Published date: 16 September 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: 16th September 2010
Venue - Dates: Second Annual SenseCam Symposium, 2010-09-16
Keywords: Memory, Memories for Life, Lifelogging, SenseCam, Moore's Law, Extended Cognition
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 271904
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271904
PURE UUID: c0454b8b-2782-4b25-bd25-bc9f014cf52c

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Date deposited: 14 Jan 2011 15:16
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:36

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Author: Kieron O'Hara

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