ELSEWHERE: Hacking Your Life Just Leads To More Work

Last week, I posted a piece on the “self-quantification” movement, which seeks to use technology and data analysis to improve the quality of one’s life. And now, Slate‘s Evgeny Morozov has posted an article on “lifehacking” that questions whether or not it makes us better and more efficient, or if it just makes us work more. Or, as Morozov puts it, “Is there anything more self-defeating than using technology to free up your time—so that you can learn how to do an even better job at it?”

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