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Part one: the data-self, the database, and social orchestration

The current trend to collect all data on all people has resulted in a phenomenon called the data-self. This data doppelganger is not an explicit self or even a tangible self, but has real consequences on our everyday lives. As our data-selves have become more defined, accessible, and trusted, more and more decisions are made based on these virtual stand-ins without any notification or much awareness by the subject...

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