Profiling Machines: Mapping the Personal Information Economy
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Profiling Machines: Mapping the Personal Information Economy

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In this book Greg Elmer brings the perspectives of cultural and media studies to the subject of consumer profiling and feedback technology in the digital economy. He examines the multiplicity of processes that monitor consumers and automatically collect, store, and cross-reference personal information. When we buy a book at Amazon.com or a kayak from L.L. Bean, our transac...more
Hardcover, 179 pages
Published December 23rd 2003 by MIT Press (MA)
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