Readings for this week:
The Cost Conundrum – Atul Gawande, New Yorker, June 2009
A Billion Little Experiments – Rajiv Mehta (2009). An essay on the power of all the experiments carried out by individuals.
“Reframing Health to Embrace Design of Our Own Well-being”, with Hugh Dubberly, Shelley Evenson, and Paul Pangaro, Interactions, ACM, New York, May-June 2010
“The Data-Driven Life” – Gary Wolf, NY Times, April 2010
1. Reactions to this week’s readings: Do 1 blog post and write a short reaction to each of the 4 readings from this week.
2. Have you ever tracked anything about your health? What? Why? What did you learn? (2 slides)
3. Share a memorable experience you’ve had with your health or with someone else’s health. (2 slides)
4. Sign up as a member of the NY Quantified Self group here: http://www.meetup.com/NYQuantifiedSelf/