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  • Author: Adriana
  • Published: Dec 22nd, 2011
  • Category: Stuff
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  • Author: Adriana
  • Published: Dec 14th, 2011
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Daily links 12/04/2011

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  • tags: science self-hacking Quantified-Self conference Guardian

    • “I gradually noticed that my perception of some foods shifted from thinking they were delicious to starting to feel their heaviness and the effects they were going to have on me. The act of paying greater attention has an effect on your behaviour.”
    • But proponents of a more individualised approach to health argue that traditional clinical trials also have flaws, such as producing results that are averaged over groups that may not apply to individuals with particular genetic make-ups or other variations. Some even talk of “hacking” their own bodies – using the more detailed information to change things for the better.
    • “You can look to other people to provide advice, by going to the doctor or reading a book. However, by definition conventional, mass-produced knowledge is broad and non-specific. By collecting your own personal information you know it is appropriate to you as an individual.”
    • “We advanced users are not like other people. We are strange. Look at all the weird stuff we’re willing to do. But advanced users teach new technologies to do new things. They are willing to use tools that are harder, but they use them for many of the same human purposes that everyone wants to use them for. We use them to sleep better, understand things about diet, our work and productivity, our learning, our moods.

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