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Data from Wearables Means Nothing

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The data from wearables means nothing. Does it? A recent post by my friend Dr. BertalanMesko (@Berci) describes his experience with the use of personal monitoring devices. Maybe I’m mistaken, and if so please forgive me, but in the post,  I sensed a bit of frustration about the true usefulness of these. What I read […]

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Outside-the-Box: From weight scales to the Google Wristband Health Tracker

Google Band

Well, once again, Google surprises the world with exponential technologies, Exponential Medicine at its best. Not so much the technology, but the idea behind its use. The Google Health-tracking Wrist Band. Talk about the Quantified Self! Thinking “outside the box” is the beauty of the philosophy that I believe, runs the GoogleX Research division. Trackers have […]

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NeuroScience Explosion

Singularity University Banner - Medicine, Neuroscience and Human Enhancement

For the last several months, the field of wearable “neuroscience” devices seems to be exploding. In 2013, at the end of my program at FutureMed (now called Exponential Medicine) , at Singularity University at the Nasa Research Park in Silicon Valley, we had the especial treat to hear about some new technologies coming down the […]

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