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Globe and Mail writer Adriana Barton.
Globe and Mail writer Adriana Barton.

Adriana Barton

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Happier and healthier? Getting at the root of our self-tracking obsession​

In the seven years since Fitbit launched its first shipment of 'wearables,' has collecting data on ourselves made us healthier, thinner and happier? The jury is still out, but we seem unable to resist technology's promise to give us more knowledge and power – even if it leaves us trapped in an endless feedback loop​

Feb 23, 2017

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Adriana Barton is based in The Globe and Mail’s Vancouver bureau. Her article on growing up with counterculture parents is published in a McGraw-Hill anthology, right after an essay by Margaret Atwood. She wishes her last name didn’t start with B.



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