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Whether we appreciate it or not, everything we do in our daily lives is measurable by some metric. Therefore, data could be collected on every aspect of our daily lives. The advent of modern technology in day-to-day life has meant that there has been a mammoth increase in the amount of this kind of data being generated. In many cases, this kind of data has made huge changes in the way we think about and live our lives. Not only has this made our lives better but has allowed for major advancements in areas such as human behavior, conservationism, urban design, and public transport.