Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking It Can Change the World

Hacking Happiness: Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking It Can Change the World


The solution to The Dumbest Generation—Hacking H(app)iness shows us easy methods to make the most of our expertise to enhance the human event and force social switch. Hacking H(app)iness was once featured at TEDx and in USA Today, Fast Company, BBC News, Mashable.com, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Forbes, Inc., PRWeek, and Advertising Age.
 
In Hacking H(app)iness, futurist and contributing Mashable.com writer John C. Havens introduces you for your “quantified self”—your electronic id represented by way of gigabytes of knowledge made from monitoring your actions in your telephone and machine. Harvested through mega-corporations comparable to Google, fb, and Amazon, this information is accumulated, Havens argues, due to its colossal monetary price, via businesses that inspire a tradition of “sharing” as they hoard the knowledge for financial gain.

But there’s a substitute for this electronic dystopia. Emerging applied sciences can assist us reclaim this invaluable facts for ourselves. At a similar time, sensors in smartphones and wearable units might help us music our feelings and thereby enhance our well-being. 

An matters e-book highlighting the advantages of an tested lifestyles within the electronic international, this well timed paintings takes the trepidation out of the technological renaissance and illustrates how the culmination of the knowledge Age can increase our lives for a happier humanity.

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