The Human Screenome Project will capture everything we do on our phones

Tanya Basu in MIT Technology Review sharing the work of the Human Screenome Project in the Screenomics Lab at Stanford University.

Byron Reeves, Thomas Robinson, & Nilam Ram from the Lab shared news of the launch of the project in Nature.

The project launches a data collection and computational framework that includes precise recording and mapping of our fragmented digital lives. This will capture everything we do on our phones by taking screenshots of your smartphone activity every five seconds to better understand our digital lives.


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Ian O'Byrne

Dr. W. Ian O’Byrne is a educator, researcher, & speaker. His work centers on teaching, learning, and technology. He investigates the literacy practices of individuals as they read, write, and communicate in online & hybrid spaces.

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