Human Telematics II
Are you using a Jawbone UP or the Fitbit? Useful? Traenk weighs in on his experiences.
My Jawbone Up is becoming a valued part of my life. Although I haven't completed the four minute mile or shed fat effortlessly, (without breaking a sweat as some health infomercials promise); I feel better.
My activity level, as measured in something as simple as footsteps, is much better than when I started. I'm more active and less winded. I'm also less likely to ruin that hard work by eating a lot of fat food.
Life is good, and if you have activity issues as a fellow IT worker, I recommend getting one of these tools as an experiment in hacking your own meat self. Abilities like those in the movie, Transcendent, are likely to take a while. Until then, we need to maintain ourselves as well as we might maintain a personal computer.
Commentscomments powered by Disqus
Become an InformIT Member
Take advantage of special member promotions, everyday discounts, quick access to saved content, and more! Join Today.