My Quantified Self and the promise of wearables

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Thoughts on my personal health and wearable technology from the Sci-Fi London Wearable Horizons event, May 2014

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My Quantified Self and the promise of wearables

  1. 1. Tweet me: @andypiper My quantified self, and the promise of wearables Wearable Horizons 2014
  2. 2. Tweet me: @andypiper Hello I’m Andy
  3. 3. Tweet me: @andypiper Developer Advocate social web enthusiast maker, educator, LEGO fan OSS contributor Eclipse Project Lead (Paho / MQTT) excited by “what’s next”, Internet of Things, etc. ! ! @andypiper
  4. 4. Tweet me: @andypiper Happy Star Wars Day!
  5. 5. Tweet me: @andypiper • A personal journey • Futures in wearables? • Issues to resolve
  6. 6. Tweet me: @andypiper A wake-up call…
  7. 7. Tweet me: @andypiper Supraventricular Tachycardia
  8. 8. Tweet me: @andypiper Short circuit!
  9. 9. Tweet me: @andypiper Geek: apply technology to the problem…
  10. 10. Tweet me: @andypiper App demos
  11. 11. Tweet me: @andypiper Reflections… http://andypiper.co.uk/ 2013/03/13/on-ageing- and-a-wake-up-call/
  12. 12. Tweet me: @andypiper Adjustments
  13. 13. Tweet me: @andypiper App demos
  14. 14. Tweet me: @andypiper Dan Hon • Diabetes Story • http://danhon.com/ 2012/04/28/myself-quantified/
  15. 15. Tweet me: @andypiper http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/ 2012/03/the-personal-analytics-of- my-life/
  16. 16. Tweet me: @andypiper Futures and ideas
  17. 17. Tweet me: @andypiper Smaller, more “invisible”?
  18. 18. Tweet me: @andypiper More “decorative”?
  19. 19. Tweet me: @andypiper More “big brands”?
  20. 20. Tweet me: @andypiper More cameras?
  21. 21. Tweet me: @andypiper New ways to measure and respond
  22. 22. Tweet me: @andypiper Issues
  23. 23. Tweet me: @andypiper • Size, ease of wearability • Number of limbs… (!) • Accuracy • Security and sovereignty of data
  24. 24. Tweet me: @andypiper
  25. 25. Tweet me: @andypiper Google + Nest = ??
  26. 26. Tweet me: @andypiper Facebook - “in on the game”?
  27. 27. Tweet me: @andypiper Fitness for kids?
  28. 28. Tweet me: @andypiper • Is privacy and use of data an issue? • Don’t sell me, bro! • Ownership could be key (current US court rulings)
  29. 29. Tweet me: @andypiper Where do wearables fit?
  30. 30. Tweet me: @andypiper Putting it all together…
  31. 31. Tweet me: @andypiper Conclusions
  32. 32. Tweet me: @andypiper • We make technology to our own utility • We make policy and laws • Open and secure protocols and systems are key • APIs to open data from wearables, please!
  33. 33. Tweet me: @andypiper Connect http://twitter.com/andypiper http://andypiper.co.uk http://slideshare.net/andypiper 

  34. 34. Tweet me: @andypiper Image credits • Emergency lights http://www.flickr.com/photos/iks_berto/4611351604 • Star Wars Cookies http://www.flickr.com/photos/betsyweber/4961703633/ • Sony lifelog image from The Verge • IoT image http://www.flickr.com/photos/polisea/6283810186/ • others authors own, or from Wikimedia Commons or product promo images


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