One of the major reasons people are vary of jumping onto the self-tracking wagon is privacy of their data. Granted, when you’re trusting a fitness tracker to record how much you’ve run and how your heart rate varies, you’re trusting a slew of services that are working in the background. How can that balance be achieved?
Apple steals the limelight once again, this time with the Apple Watch. According to latest data released by Strategy Analytics, in the first quarter of 2017 Apple becomes the largest wearable vendor in the world taking over Fitbit’s top position for the first time. Apple holds 16% market share which is the highest off all. […]
Smartwatches are known for tracking activity, fitness, heart rate, count the number of steps, calories burnt, and distance run, and so on. But imagine if your smartwatch can tell you that you’re about to fall sick. In a study at Stanford University conducted by Snyder said, that his team was really amazed to see that the […]
Lifelogging apps and wearables are becoming very popular in 2017. The growing array of wearables help with being able to track in a seamless manner. But, the question that really matters here is that, how it feels to lifelog. It is actually pretty hard to answer with a single point of view.
We have been tweaking on Instant(Our automatic lifelogging app) since the past few months, focussing on improving the overall app experience. Here are some of the major changes & additions that we made:
The Quantified Self movement is easily the bridge between big data analytics and personal applications. In fact, the focal point is now tilting towards making big data as personal as possible – through wearables becoming the recording equipment, along with suitable data aggregator and analysis services, lifeloggers are able to effectively capture and assess the […]
The Quantified Self has been evolving and crossing barriers. A new trend in personal analytics is the Quantified car movement. Vehicles are very expensive to use and maintain these days. The gas prices have surging in the past few years but, they’re still pretty expensive. The cost of maintenance tools and fluids used is also increasing, […]
Bots are going to be big in the near future, period. With Microsoft and Facebook already having stated that chatbots would be the next thing on their agenda for their developments this year, we’re heading into a world where applications will be replaced by bots and mini assistants – thanks to the power of artificial […]