Quantification of the Social

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* Book: Steffen Mau. The metric we. On the Quantification of the Social. Suhrkamp, 2017 ('Das Metrische Wir'). (German language book ?)

URL = https://www.suhrkamp.de/buch/steffen-mau-das-metrische-wir-t-9783518072929


"Whether education, health or consumption: data is now being collected about pretty much every aspect of who we are and how we behave. Step by step, a society of stars, scores, likes and lists is created, in which everything and everyone is constantly measured and evaluated.

This starts with the annual university rankings and extends to the Quantified Self movement of fitness-loving city dwellers who share their best times with one another via the Internet..."