Everyday, we become more intimate with technology. Our phones act as extensions of ourselves, allowing us to remember, document, and share our lives like never before. Outside of the smartphone, wearable tech like FitBit enables us to track our physical activity, while devices like Oculus Rift transport us to other worlds. All the while, algorithms and recommendation engines are processing our information and learning more and more about who we are and what we like.
Our theme this issue takes a deeper look into what it means to be a Digital Polymath in the increasingly quantified – yet hyper-creative – world of personalized technology.