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Gerald Zhang-Schmidt
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I would start - or is that an end? - by wondering less about the data and its use and more about the very way you are describing things. Apparently, you are "inside" your body and you "have" this body. What, then, are you?

Now, that statement above may sound totally metaphysical, but the implications are very down to earth. Or in one's bones, as it were. If I am something other than a/the body I have, then the data is a mechanism of control (whether that be for control, improvement, functioning, castigation...). Others having that data means handing them over control, too.
If I am this body (which itself isn't, in such a reified/constrained way, but that's a whole larger bag of fleas - or microbes, mainly), then the data is just one small smidgen of me, represented in numbers, but it may be clearer that I still need to make something of it, as I wish.
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Merry Christmas. Don't forget to dance the trails, the life...
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Finally... over the Hohe Scharte, around the Traunstein.
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*Intra*cultural understanding (within a group) can also be a problem... http://bit.ly/19cGCaK
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intellectual going public, (freelance) educator
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  • zhangschmidt.com
    2008 - 2011
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  • University of Vienna
    Cultural Anthropology, 1996 - 2002
  • University of Vienna
    Cultural Anthropology, Ph.D, 2002 - 2004
  • University of Vienna
    Ecology, Ph.D, 2002 - 2004
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