shawnwall: Jawbone UP Review

shawnwall:

The Jawbone UP is the latest in a series of hardware+software health monitoring tools to come our way. Having worked at Bodymedia way back when, I’ve always had an interest in these devices and their complimentary software. The UP is a $100 bracelet that you wear at all times (yes, even in the…

I’m a big fan of letting data showing me which aspects of my life can be improved. With the social layer that the UP app provides, it seems to also bring gamification to healthy living. In a way, this is what has made shows like “The Biggest Loser” so population with TV audiences – we enjoy the competitive nature of the show while rooting for the well-being of the contestants. (Embarrassing fact: people at my office actually played an office version of this game! Never before have my co-workers looked so fit.) Now, if only they’d hand out badges… 

shawnwall: Jawbone UP Review

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