The advances of digita health have resulted in advances in medicine and the persona quest for health and wellness. Today, advances in monitoring and tracking of key physiologic data have yielded new strides in conditioning for the serious athlete.
After an apparent increase in reported sightings of sevengill sharks in the San Diego area, scientific diver Michael Bear set up a website to allow divers to log encounters with this species. He recounts how the passion of an amateur evolved into a scientific study.
I focus on self-quantification in relation to my masters work on what I’ve termed biomedicalization 2.0; next week I’ll focus on my upcoming dissertation project, which will look specifically at emotional self-quantification (or “mood tracking”).
This morning onstage, Gary Kovacs of Mozilla announced a fascinating browser add-on for Mozilla: Collusion. It allows you to track who’s tracking you online … and the results are surprising to say the least.
The mouse and keyboard were invented before the Internet even existed. Since then, countless technological advancements have allowed for much more efficient human computer interaction. Introducing Gmail Motion : now you can control Gmail with your body !