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Computerised You: How Wearable Technology Will Turn Us Into Computers (Kindle Single)

From the fitness tracking Nike Fuelband to the head-mounted computer, Google Glass, wearable technology is turning our bodies into the new frontier of computing. In Computerised You, Shane Richmond considers how wearable technology could help us to lead healthier lives and make us more efficient, examines the threat to our privacy and the danger of addiction and looks to a future of computer-augmented clothing and brain implants that challenge our notions of what it means to be human. About the authorShane Richmond is a journalist with 15 years' experience. He led the Daily Telegraph's technology coverage for several years, interviewing major figures along the way, such as Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Apple designer Sir Jonathan Ive. His work has also appeared in T3, Stuff magazine and The Independent.

File Size: 241 KB

Print Length: 48 pages

Publication Date: September 23, 2013

Sold by:  Digital Services LLC

Language: English


Text-to-Speech: Enabled

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Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

Best Sellers Rank: #983,868 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #68 in Books > Computers & Technology > Mobile Phones, Tablets & E-Readers > E-Readers #169 in Kindle Store > Kindle Nonfiction Singles > Essays & Ideas #178 in Kindle Store > Kindle Nonfiction Singles > Reporting

I gave this book a 5 star rating, because it is very in depth and explains the who, what and why of this computerized world and tracking our lives. Thank you Shane for writting this book. I want to read, the invisable crime " Illegal Microchip Implants". I think it would compliment the reading of thjs book.

This is referring to the audible version that is about 1.5hrs long. Overall, it's a fun listen and goes into wearable and mobile technology. The narrator talks about the pros and cons of in casual tone. It's not about how the evil technology is, like one of the other reviews here suggests...

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