Physical Fitness• Too many devices to count, here are a few:• Fitbit - http://www.fitbit.com/ $99• Bodybugg - http://www.bodybugg.com/ - $99 (requires online subscription)• Bodymedia - http://www.bodymedia.com/ - $150• Nike Fuel Band - http://nikeplus.nike.com/plus/products/fuelband - $150• Fitocracy - https://www.fitocracy.com/• Withings Scale $160 - http://www.withings.com/en/bodyscale
Quick Impression• Review of Bodybugg vs. Fitbit: http://tweakfit.com/fitbit-vs-bodybugg-reviews• Review of Fitbit vs. BodyMedia: http://quantifiedself.com/2011/05/fitbit-vs-body- media/• I’ve found Runkeeper to be more accurate but less convenient: http://runkeeper.com/• Fitbit is easiest, tolerably accurate
Happiness• PACO for Android devices (still in Beta): https://quantifiedself.appspot.com/Main.html• Random Reminder $0.99 + Notepad: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co m.appspot.sohguanh.RandomReminder&hl=en• Annoyster (iOS only): http://www.annoyster.com/• Experial looks cool (iOS only): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/expereal/id57104 1935?mt=8
Quick Impression• Happiness data is worth 10x more than other data• Whatever keeps you collecting is worthwhile• Testing PACO, close to ideal• Would be interested to hear about different tools
Quick Impression• I have experience with Calorie Tracker, works well• Still takes a lot of effort• Biggest problem with any of the tools: packaged food vs homemade food
Stuff I Haven’t Tried• Lifebox for audio recording life (Beta) - http://lifeboxapp.com/• Memoto (Not released) - http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/martinkallstro m/memoto-lifelogging-camera• RescueTime ($6/mo) - http://www.rescuetime.com/• Beeminder $Free - https://www.beeminder.com/• Last.fm - http://www.last.fm/
Quick Calculations• Average cost of doctor’s visit: $60• Median ER visit cost in 2009: $615• Average cost of hospital stay in 2011: $15,734• Cost of every app/device mentioned: $1,174.50• All of them would only need to decrease your expected lifetime medical costs by .4% to be profitable.