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Fitter, Happier, More Productive? The Normative Ontology of Fitness Trackers

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Fitter, Happier, More Productive? The Normative Ontology of Fitness Trackers. / Spiel, Katta; Kayali, Fares; Horvath, Louise; Penkler, Michael; Harrer, Sabine; Sicart, Miguel Angel; Hammer, Jessica.

CHI'18 Extended Abtracts. New York, NY, USA : Association for Computing Machinery, 2018. Paper alt08.

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Harvard

Spiel, K, Kayali, F, Horvath, L, Penkler, M, Harrer, S, Sicart, MA & Hammer, J 2018, Fitter, Happier, More Productive? The Normative Ontology of Fitness Trackers. in CHI'18 Extended Abtracts., Paper alt08, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, CHI '18 CHI - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , Montreal, Canada, 21/04/2018. https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3188401

APA

Spiel, K., Kayali, F., Horvath, L., Penkler, M., Harrer, S., Sicart, M. A., & Hammer, J. (2018). Fitter, Happier, More Productive? The Normative Ontology of Fitness Trackers. In CHI'18 Extended Abtracts [Paper alt08] Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3188401

Vancouver

Spiel K, Kayali F, Horvath L, Penkler M, Harrer S, Sicart MA et al. Fitter, Happier, More Productive? The Normative Ontology of Fitness Trackers. In CHI'18 Extended Abtracts. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery. 2018. Paper alt08 https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3188401

Author

Spiel, Katta ; Kayali, Fares ; Horvath, Louise ; Penkler, Michael ; Harrer, Sabine ; Sicart, Miguel Angel ; Hammer, Jessica. / Fitter, Happier, More Productive? The Normative Ontology of Fitness Trackers. CHI'18 Extended Abtracts. New York, NY, USA : Association for Computing Machinery, 2018.

Bibtex

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title = "Fitter, Happier, More Productive? The Normative Ontology of Fitness Trackers",
abstract = "Fitness trackers promise a longer and better life for the people who engage with them. What is forgotten in their analysis for HCI, though, is how they re-conceptualise the very notion of what constitutes a 'step'. We discuss everyday edge cases illustrating how fitness trackers fail to address goals and ideals of people using them. They merely re-affirm the fitness of already fit people and can have an adversarial effect on others. For future designers, we offer strategies to become aware of their own biases and provide implications for designers potentially leading to more non-normative and diverse designs of trackers.",
author = "Katta Spiel and Fares Kayali and Louise Horvath and Michael Penkler and Sabine Harrer and Sicart, {Miguel Angel} and Jessica Hammer",
year = "2018",
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language = "English",
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publisher = "Association for Computing Machinery",
address = "United States",
note = "CHI '18 CHI - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems : Engage with CHI ; Conference date: 21-04-2018 Through 26-04-2018",
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AU - Sicart, Miguel Angel

AU - Hammer, Jessica

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DO - 10.1145/3170427.3188401

M3 - Article in proceedings

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