Just released – Gary Wolf’s podcast with Jerry Michalski and Pip Coburn of the Yi-Tan Technology Community. Here’s the description, and the audio below:
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