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Self-Tracking May Become Key Element of Personalized Medicine | www.ucsf.edu

Self-Tracking May Become Key Element of Personalized Medicine | www.ucsf.edu | The quantified self | Scoop.it
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A large percentage of people in developed countries are already 'self-tracking' using their own personal state of the art technologies (such as smart phones), which are attainable to the average urbanite. However, the extent of the possibilities of such measures, have only just begun to be realised. The 'Quantified Self' movement moves 'self-tracking' to the extreme. 

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How one quantified-self patient is working to transform health care

How one quantified-self patient is working to transform health care | The quantified self | Scoop.it
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The story here of an individual who really is a pioneer of the 'Quantified self' movement. He may be a physicist with a PhD, and he may have equipment and facilities that aren't readily available to the average person, but his story shows what is possible. This is the future. Inspiring. 

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The Quantified Self and the Rise of Big Personal Data

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A very interesting 'project' undertaken at the Illinois Institute of Technology which details how the 'Quantified Self' movement is emerging - making good use of visual aids in the process.

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ONC at OSCON 2012: What Could the Future Bring? | Health IT Buzz

ONC at OSCON 2012: What Could the Future Bring? | Health IT Buzz | The quantified self | Scoop.it
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The 'Quantified Self' heavily focused on by attendees at the Open Source Conference - as this article explains. It seems people will continue to grow curious as to the ideas of self tracking and how it almost certainly will change the world. 

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Emerging Patient-Driven Health Care Models: An Examination of Health Social Networks, Consumer Personalized Medicine and Quantified Self-Tracking

Emerging Patient-Driven Health Care Models: An Examination of Health Social Networks, Consumer Personalized Medicine and Quantified Self-Tracking | The quantified self | Scoop.it
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A published article on patient driven health care. The 'Quantified self' makes up a great part of this article, and also shows it's relation to other self driven health care measures. The article in it's entirety is quite interesting - examining the ideas I've mentioned more thoroughly.

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Self-Tracking Apps To Help You 'Quantify' Yourself

Self-Tracking Apps To Help You 'Quantify' Yourself | The quantified self | Scoop.it
Technology has made it easier than ever to track your activity levels, your sleep cycles, how you spend your time, and more. The self-trackers who near
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Here we have some examples of apps, devices and services that form the basis of the 'Quantified Self'. Some are unexceptional, whilst some are just amazing.

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The Connection – The Quantified Self: Self-knowledge through self-tracking

The Connection – The Quantified Self: Self-knowledge through self-tracking | The quantified self | Scoop.it
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The founder of the 'Quantified Self' - Gary Wolf was interviewed by Brooke Gladstone of 'On The Media'. Here are some excerpts of that interview. Also note the links to his blog and TED talk. Certainly gets one thinking.

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healthfinder.gov - Wireless Skin Patch Developed to Transmit Medical Info

healthfinder.gov - Wireless Skin Patch Developed to Transmit Medical Info | The quantified self | Scoop.it
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Really, devices like this are truly amazing. The 'Quantified self' idea is also based on hardware like this. With technology like this, it isn't to hard to imagine a future without doctors.

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Quantified Self - Self Knowledge Through Numbers

Quantified Self - Self Knowledge Through Numbers | The quantified self | Scoop.it
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The 'Quantified self' homepage, headed by an article co-written by 'Quatified self' creator Gary Wolf. A go-to guide on the subject where one could spend hours learning about this 'revolution'.

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