Better ways to quantify your life

Part 1 of the “New Metrics for Modern Living”

Tim Wu
5 min readDec 22, 2020

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So for some time now there’s been a movement to quantify many parts of our lives, on the premise that you might learn something from how many steps you walked, hours slept and so on.

Yet of course such metrics often fail to capture what it really means to live. If your day was ruined by being reamed out…

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Tim Wu

Professor at Columbia University; author of “The Curse of Bigness,” “The Attention Merchants,” and “The Master Switch;” veteran of Silicon Valley & Obama Admin.