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Fwd: [CCC Blog] First Person: "Tracking Data About Your Body"

From: Bob Futrelle <bob.futrelle@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 11:32:42 -0500
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From: Erwin Gianchandani <erwin@cra.org>
Date: Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 10:33 AM
Subject: [CCC Blog] First Person: "Tracking Data About Your Body"
To: erwin@cra.org

CCC Blog has posted a new item, 'First Person: "Tracking Data About Your

You may view the latest post at


Last week, we blogged about Larry Smarr's efforts to quantify his own
Turns out Larry is speaking out today, in his own words, as part of a
profile on the front page of The San Diego Tribune: "Quantified health, to
means tracking data about your body -- as simple as weighing yourself on a
once a day to as complicated as wearing a device at night to measure every
seconds your sleep state...  "The reason you do this -- you modify your
behavior. And it's the same thing as you drive your car. You look at the
speedometer, and if it's a 60-mile-per-hour zone, you try to stay under 60.
"And so this idea of bio-feedback altering your behavior so that you can
get a
desired goal is why people quantify themselves..." Check out the full
video after the jump...

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Erwin Gianchandani
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