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Technology Review Explores the Self-Tracking Movement

July 2, 2011

Emily Singer, a journalist with MIT’s Technology Review, has an extensive series of articles and interviews on “The Measured Life“. She was at the Quantified Self Conference a month ago, seems to have talked with everyone, and has since been writing up a storm. The July issue of the magazine has a cool cover, the…

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Matt Cottam on Designing QS Projects

December 19, 2010

From the Amsterdam QS Show&Tell group: Matt Cottam talks about many of the cool personal informatics and biosensing projects designed by his company, Tellart. Some prototype projects include creative ways to encourage people to take breaks at work, remote teddy bears to connect the elderly with their families, a breath alcohol sensor for the iPhone,…

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A Mood Jacket to Help You Through The Day

June 13, 2010

Photo Credit: Hesam Khoshneviss No, that’s not me in the picture. But I would love one of these! Researchers at Concordia University and the University of London have created ‘smart’ clothing, with embedded wireless biosensors that detect your mood and play voices and videos of people you want to hear when you’re feeling sad, upset,…