I recently discovered, and love my new Jawbone UP. From tracking my sleep patterns (erratic) to the activity levels (low), its giving me a fresh insight into my ever-expanding mid-section.
What is more interesting is the explosion of devices with IP addresses such as the UP – called the Internet of Things (IoT) by the industry pundits. And its not just the tablets, smartphones and PCs which are growing as well, but this entire new category of contextual systems (local, social, sensors, wearables) that are going to revolutionize big data collection, analytics and improve our understanding of some core issues that affect health, fitness and other human issues. […]