The quantified self: Gary Wolf on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

At TED@Cannes, Gary Wolf gives a 5-min intro to an intriguing new pastime: using mobile apps and always-on gadgets to track and analyze your body, mood, diet, spending — just about everything in daily life you can measure — in gloriously geeky detail. (Recorded at TED@Cannes, June 2010 in Cannes France. Duration: 5:11)

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Comments (1)

  • Measured Me commented on Jul 17 2012

    I am currently tracking myself and quantifying different aspects of my life in order to change and optimize my life. Please follow my progress with me at http://www.measuredme.com. Collaborations, guest bloggers and research ideas are welcome!