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My Device, My Body, My Data

February 4, 2015

In 2007, after collapsing while rushing to board a train, Hugo Campos was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and an ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrillator) was implanted in his chest to track and regulate his heart rhythm. To his great surprise, he discovered that it was very difficult to gain access to the data being generated inside his…

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Numbers from Around the Web: Round 2

January 19, 2012

When we talk about Quantified Self and the meaning behind tracking there is always an underlying current that the numbers rule all. That there is a fundamental truth that is available and discoverable. But, in some cases self-tracking can take on different forms. For this week’s NFATW post I wanted to two projects that forsake…