Kim Sauvé, Steven Houben
We are in the midst of a data revolution. Large amounts of data can be collected about ourselves and our environment. Modern technologies such as wearables, sensors, and crowdsourced tools are revolutionizing the way datasets can be accessed and used by larger audiences than ever. This availability of data has the potential to empower individuals, groups, and communities and lead to personal, communal, environmental, and even political change as these technologies become tools for reflection, discussion, and decision making. The way in which such widespread data availability can be leveraged or embedded into everyday life, however, is an open…
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