Yi-Tan Call 284: The Quantified Self (summary)

We’ve talked about Participatory Medicine and DIY in various ways, but we’ve only scratched the surface of what people are starting to do by collecting and sharing their health-related information.

If you read Gary Wolf‘s recent New York Times Magazine cover article, The Data-Driven Life, you’ll enjoy this call. He and Kevin Kelly recently started the multiparty blog The Quantified Self, where they (and Alexandra Carmichael, who just joined the fray) are describing the many facets of QS.

With Gary, let’s discuss:

  • What is QS? Your favorite examples? Will everyone call it QS?
  • Why is it taking off now? What sectors will it affect most?
  • What dangers lurk in QS?
  • What’s the best thing that QS enthusiasts might do to advance the discussion?

Here’s the podcast: The Quantified Self

You can also download the podcast:  here.

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