In this paper, I use an autoethnographic short story (Jago, 2005, 2011) to examine data-driven life in media culture (Kellner, 1995) and the emergence of a quantified self (Wolf, 2010).


Media, Autoethnography, Lived Experience

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Peter Joseph Gloviczki (Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2012) works as an assistant professor of communication at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina, where he also serves as coordinator of the communication program. His first scholarly book is Journalism and Memorialization in the Age of Social Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). His recent journal articles appear in Health Communication, Humanity and Society, Journal of Loss and Trauma, and The Qualitative Report.

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