Getting Your Life Graded in Real Time Because You Probably Suck January 15, 2017Posted by geoff in News, Privacy.
[All quotes from Daily Mail]
How would you like to have
“…the amount of time you talk, who you talk to, your tone of voice, activity levels, dynamics like how often you interrupt…”
measured and graded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? That’s what this lanyard from Humanyze does.
The credit card-sized devices created by Humanyze include a microphone that analyses the tone, speed and volume, but not the content, of a person’s voice, scan for proximity to others and measure physical activity and sleep patterns.
“By mining that data, you can actually get very detailed information on how people are communicating, how physiologically aroused people are, and can make predictions about how productive and happy they are at work.”
I’ll just bet you can. They’re even talking about having to take your data with you when you’re applying for a new job:
Chris Brauer, director of innovation at Goldsmiths, University of London, said that the next development could be ‘biometric CVs’, which would require job applicants to reveal breakdowns of the data collected on their monitor.
Even George Orwell didn’t see this coming.