Wired's Gary Wolf & Kevin Kelly talk about the "Quantified Self", or the behavior of using mobile apps and gadgets to track and analyze all aspects of a person's life.
Cofounder, Quantified Self; Senior Maverick, WIRED
Cofounder, Quantified Self; Contributing Editor, WIRED
in conversation with THOMAS GOETZ
Thomas Goetz is a writer, entrepreneur and health care innovator. He is the author of the new book, The Remedy, which was chosen as a Best Book of the month by both iTunes and Amazon. His previous book, The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine, was chosen by the Wall Street Journal as a Best Health book of 2010.
Thomas is also co-founder of Iodine, a health technology company with the mission of turning medical research data into clear and actionable tools for ordinary people to make better decisions about their health.
Kevin Kelly was the founding editor of Wired magazine and serves on the board of The Long Now Foundation. His books include Out of Control, What Technology Wants, Cool Tools and The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future.
Gary Wolf cofounded the Quantified Self, a global collaboration among users and makers of self-tracking tools exploring “self-knowledge through numbers.” The subject of news coverage in The New York Times, The Economist, Forbes, and many other media outlets, Quantified Self is a touchstone for new ideas in health, sensing, and wearable and ubiquitous computing. Wolf is a widely published journalist and a contributing editor at WIRED. His work has appeared in The Best American Science Writing and The Best American Science and Nature Writing. He has been a Knight Fellow at Stanford University, and in 2010 he was awarded the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism prize. He is the author of two books, Dumb Money: Adventures of a Day Trader (with Joey Anuff) and Wired: A Romance.