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Wearable Computers Will Transform Language

Wearable sensors could spill your innermost secrets Illustration: MCKIBILLO It’s already an all-too- familiar fear. You buy a smart gizmo or download an Internet app in hopes it will entertain you or make you healthier or your life easier. But then you wonder: Are criminals hacking my accounts? Are companies profiting from a knowledge of my habits? Is the government collecting my texts and e-mails? And if you fret about the fate of data being gathered by the smartphone in your pocket, you’ll shudder at the thought of what could leak from hardware in your clothes or on your skin. Wearables will likely record not just what you do and whom you talk to but also the states of your mind and body, including your heart rate, blood pressure, and brain activity—information you probably don’t want shared too widely. What if your boss could measure how focused you are at work? What if...

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