The Quantified Self Movement

Guest Host:

Christina Bellantoni
The Quantified Self Movement

Tech Tuesday explores the "quantified self," a movement to harness personal data to increase healthy living.

New consumer technologies are making it possible to build data-rich profiles of your body and its day-to-day and minute-to-minute operation. Smartphone apps allow you to track your jogging routes and speed. Smart watches and other gizmos, like Fitbit, Jawbone and the Basis watch, compile detailed information about sleep patterns, heart rate and the number of steps you take each day. Tech Tuesday explores the "quantified self," a movement to harness personal data to increase healthy living.

Guests

Jason Levine

M.D., Staff Clinician, National Institutes of Health, Center for Cancer Research, Pediatric Oncology Branch

Anish Sebastian

Co-founder, 1eq; an organizer of the D.C. Quantified Self community

Amelia Greenhall

Programmer at a start-up company in San Francisco and an organizer of the San Francisco Quantified Self meetups

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