Measuring the self: how technology could impact on personal goals --- "Robin Barooah, a software designer, said he had lost 20kg by monitoring his after-lunch mood using flashcards, which heightened his awareness of how different foods made him feel. Sara Riggare, an engineer from Sweden, described how she used an iPhone app to determine the best drug combination to control her Parkinson's Disease, and a Nintendo Wii game to monitor and improve her balance."
See on Scoop.it – Mobile Health: How Mobile Phones Support Health Care Impact of quantified self tracking infographic created by Pathfinder Software looks at the who, how, and why of being a “tracker.” See on Related posts: Living the … Continue reading →
Nike + FuelBand I WANT. The FuelBand uses a wrist accelerometer and a set of algorithms to add up an energy score using the proprietary new NikeFuel metrics. It displays time, calories, steps, and can be hooked via USB to your PCm Bluetooth or iPhone app.