This interview was recorded at Stanford Medicine X where I gave a sneak preview talk about the report Pew Internet is releasing on Monday, “Tracking for Health.” Joyce Ho is a fabulous interviewer — as a med student, she definitely adds her own insights to the conversation about our findings.
What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? What if the 85% of U.S. adults who own a cell phone understood that it’s potentially a tool for health tracking? What if everyone designing health care tools first talked with patients and caregivers […]
One of the “top tweets” of this week’s Health Datapalooza was one I dashed off on my way to the event: 1 in 4 U.S. internet users track their own health data online – @pewinternet pewrsr.ch/khtiMB #healthdata — SusannahFox (@SusannahFox) June 5, 2012 It was great to see how this research tidbit was treated like […]
Stephen Wolfram’s essay, The Personal Analytics of My Life, begins: “One day I’m sure everyone will routinely collect all sorts of data about themselves.” A Pew Internet survey suggests we have a long way to go: a September 2010 survey found that 27% of internet users age 18+ track their own health data online. There […]