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The Future of Quantified Self Devices

I was sitting at the back of the API discussion at the Quantified Self Conference this Friday in San Francisco, and realized that <b>there is something</b> …

Blood glucose monitor data pushed to smart watch

[Don] uses a Continuous Glucose Monitor to stay on top of his diabetes. It means carrying around an expensive and fragile device which acts as the …

My life with the BodyMedia Fit activity tracker

Time to assess the last of the four activity trackers I've been living with for over two months, the BodyMedia Fit.<p>If you're serious about tracking every calorie burned as accurately as possible, this makes the other trackers look like toys. But it's also the least comfortable to wear, and monthly …

Wearable Tech

Startup Human API wants to bring quantified self data into the mainstream

Andrei Pop isn’t your casual Quantified Selfer. He doesn’t only use gadgets like Fitbits (see disclosure) and Nike Fuelbands (s NKE) to track his …

This $79 Sensor Could Keep Your Stress in Check

When you're stressed out, a relaxing yoga session or curling up with a good book can help take your mind off whatever it is that's weighing you down. …

Heart monitor in a bandage

<b>STANFORD (US) —</b> Engineers hope the technology they developed for their ultra-sensitive, paper-thin heart monitor may soon be used in prosthetic limbs …

Medical Technology

The quantified patient: Boston hospitals show the future of data-driven remote care

About seven in 10 Americans track some health indicator, like their weight, diet or symptom from their homes (even if they take a low-tech, paper and …

Your Quantified Self data would be a goldmine for scientific researchers – if only they had it

Health researchers are able to access and analyze your electronic health data, insurance claims and other kinds of traditional health information. …

What is the Quantified Self Now?

At Quantified Self we’ve come to appreciate the interest in QS from scholars, researchers, and scientists. The essay below, which originally appeared …

This Virtual Assistant Is Like Siri For Doctors And Patients

A new virtual assistant app is on the market, and it’s designed for doctors to make sure patients adhere to their treatments. Like a Siri for the health world, Alme for Healthcare is promoting itself as a virtual assistant for disease management, and the app backend uses voice commands and natural …

Health Care

The Latest Smartphones Could Turn Us All Into Activity Trackers

While much has been said of the A7 chip in the new iPhone 5S – arguably the “world’s first consumer ARM-based [system-on-a-chip]” – its associated …

The Cost of Identity in the Personal Data Economy

<b>I sync, therefore I am.</b><p>Every tweet. Every post. Every search. Every movement. Every action or word pushed to the digital sphere creates a portrait of your identity. The advent of Google Glass and similar technologies also means your preference towards privacy and posting becomes irrelevant …

The Invisible Future Of Wearables, According To Jawbone

There won’t be an iWatch or Jawbone Up on every wrist, or Google Glass on every face. Instead, wearable technology will be baked into all our (very individual) fashion.<p>The future of wearable devices is one of the hottest topics at the 2013 Innovation by Design Conference, but according to Jawbone …

Hexoskin is putting the wearable in wearable computing with a sensor-packed shirt

Tracking your steps will be so 2012 if the sensor-packed athletic tank that the folks at Hexoskin have designed takes off. The company, which was …

3 Snags to the Self-Quantified Movement

The rise in self-data demand has led to an increase of specialized gadgets and apps, bombarding us with a wealth of options from crowdfunding sites …

Will food be more sustainable in a decade's time?

<i>This article was taken from the May 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …