Sleep-Mode: On Sleeping With Wearable Technology

  title={Sleep-Mode: On Sleeping With Wearable Technology},
  author={Anna Nolda Nagele},
  journal={Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction},
  • A. Nagele
  • Published 14 February 2021
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction
This paper introduces a Ph.D. research project on the affective relationships between users and wearable sleep-trackers. Sleep monitoring is a recent addition to wearable technology, computing in the intimate sphere of the body. Wearable devices interact with the human body, often bypassing conscious thought and manipulating behaviours. The acceptance of sleep-trackers transforms the discourse of sleep from a passive, non-reflexive experience into an active, measurable performance. The sleeping… 


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