Wearables in Low-Resource Settings: 9 Potentially Non-Creepy Use Cases

Posted on March 2, 2016

Devices such as headbands which monitor brain activity or wristbands to measure physical activity, nutritional intake, stress levels and perhaps even hormonal levels are currently being developed, tested and constantly improved upon, with the ability to produce comprehensive reports about our every physical and biological activity. Reading through some articles on the future of wearables, I was struck by how personal data collected through these ...

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Mobiles for Non-Communicable Diseases

Posted on October 13, 2015

Here's a first post for the new website! An Oldie, but a Goldie! Non communicable diseases (heart diseases, strokes, cancers, diabetes, and chronic lung disease) cause an estimated 36 million deaths every year, including 9 million people dying prematurely before the age of 60. mHealth solutions ...

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