Gauging the Natural, and Digital, Rhythms of Life
Walking, sleeping, talking: it’s the stuff of everyday life. Add sensors that track all of it, and suddenly everyday life becomes an opportunity for knowledge.
Electronic bracelets like Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up and Fitbit Flex tally information like the number of steps taken each day and hours of sleep. Those personal statistics, the line goes, can inspire people to move more, eat better, sleep longer.