In this episode, Michael talks with Gary Wolf, founder of the Quantified Self, who will discuss how new self-tracking and personal data systems may change our ideas about “public knowledge.”
Gary Wolf is a writer and contributing editor at America’s Wired magazine. Among his other Wired stories, Wolf is the author of “The Curse of Xanadu,” about Ted Nelson and Project Xanadu and “The World According to Woz”, about Steve Wozniak.
In 2007, with Kevin Kelly, Wolf co-founded the Quantified Self, a collaboration of users and tool makers who share an interest in self-knowledge through self-tracking. In 2010, he spoke about the movement at TED.
In this monthly feature of NCompass Live, the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Michael Sauers, will discuss the tech news of the month and share new and exciting tech for your library. There will also be plenty of time in each episode for you to ask your tech questions. So, bring your questions with you, or send them in ahead of time, and Michael will have your answers.