Chris Dancy - "The most connected human on Earth."

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Chris Dancy - "The most connected human on Earth."

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Se världens mest uppkopplade man - 700 sensorer på kroppen

Chris Dancy har 700 sensorer på sin kropp. Här visar han Per Skoglund några av dem - bland annat en liten dator inne i huden. Om Nyhetsmorgon: Börja dagen med Nyhetsmorgon! Under varje morgon, hela veckan, alla dagar året om, bjuds det på det senaste från nyhets -och nöjesvärlden. Låt oss guida dig igenom det mest aktuella just nu!
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Episode 06: My Everything Pal

Today we travel to a future full of spreadsheet approved lives. A future where everything we do is tracked and quantified: calories, air quality, sleep, heart rate, microbes, brain waves, finances, happiness, sadness, menstrual cycles, poops, hopes and dreams. Everything. This episode is longer than our usual 20 minute jaunts to the future, because the future of quantified self is so huge.
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LS 55 – The Most Connected Man in the World with Chris Dancy

Chris Dancy is touted as “the Most Connected Man on Earth,” and the world is watching those connections carefully. For 25 years, Dancy has served in leadership within the technology and healthcare industries, specializing in the intersection of the two. Chris entered the public dialog concerning digital health as the media started to focus on wearable technology.
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#LDS15 VIDEO: “Put the Internet Into Products — Not Products on the Internet”

“How we use these devices and how we examine our behavior is really important, because your life is now officially a platform. And if your life is a platform, how you live your life is going to become very important.”. That was Chris Dancy, a technologist and extreme life-hacker, during a presentation at Street Fight’s Local Data Summit earlier this month.
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Body-Hacking: The Benefits and Unintended Consequences

Wearable devices to monitor bodily functions now constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry. Fitbit, Jawbone Up and other gadgets keep track of your blood pressure, sleep patterns, calories burned and how many steps you take in a day. The idea is to apply technology to human biology in order to develop healthier habits, but the value of self-awareness has limits. All that data can be overwhelming — and compromise privacy. Will tracking and collecting so much personal information give new power to insurance companies and government agencies? Guests: Christie Aschwanden, FiveThirtyEight (@cragcrest) Chris Dancy, "the most connected human on Earth" (@ServiceSphere) Robert Wachter, University of California, San Francisco (@Bob_Wachter) Clive Thompson, Wired (@pomeranian99)
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A Smartwatch App That Lets Your Boss Track You Constantly

Kris Duggan is building a social smartwatch app that lets your boss track your quantified self. That may sound like a Silicon Valley send-up. But it’s the real thing. Today, Duggan and his 18-month-old startup, BetterWorks, announced that this wearable app would arrive in the summer, bringing their corporate-goal-setting service to the much-anticipated Apple Watch.
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Does being connected cost us our Humanity? | Chris Dancy | TEDxVienna

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. With our lives digitized, connected and stored, are we losing personal growth and perspective? Everything is connected via time, identity and ownership forcing people into the cult of the busy and the soul sucking void of the relentless now.
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GroupM What's Next – Chris Dancy

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The Most Connected Man Is You, Just a Few Years From Now

Chris Dancy, the self-described "most connected guy in the world," reclines in a throne in the corner of his home office. The walls around him are a scrapbook of his life, pinned with foreign currency, concert tickets and pictures of his icons, like Michael Jackson and Andy Warhol. In between stories of his travels, he mentions his newfound Internet fame.
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Is Chris Dancy the Most Quantified Self in America?

Ask Chris Dancy what he ate on Aug. 11 of last year, and he can tell you (Chick-fil-A). He can also tell you about the weather that day (83F), what music he listened to (Kelly Clarkson’s Walk Away), how many e-mails he sent (21), how long he slept (8 hours and 35 minutes), how many steps he took (8,088), and when he took his dogs to the park (1:04 p.m.).
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A real–life cyborg? Here is the world’s most connected man

Mar. 28, 2014 - 3:26 - World’s most connected man Chris Dancy is connected to 700 sensors at once to capture real-time data.

Is This the World's Most Connected Man in the World?

Chris Dancy has been tracking his life for the past five years and is now often connected to as many as 700 sensors at a time. He joins digits to discuss how tracking his life has helped him and whether everyone will one day be like him. Photo: Chris Dancy. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.
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Chris Dancy - "The most connected human on Earth."

Chris Dancy has been featured on the cover of Businessweek's 'Global Tech', Fox News, NPR, BBC, TechCrunch, Mashable, Wired, TED and has a 2016 SHOWTIME special dedicated to his life as 'The Most Connected Human on Earth.'

For 25 years, he has been serving in many leadership roles in technology and healthcare. He is currently employed as Chief Digital Officer and Senior Vice President at Healthways, Inc.

A noted keynote speaker and executive workshop retreat facilitator, Chris guides organizations and audiences on a journey into the future of computing, when behavior becomes the interface. A disruptive, breathtaking journey that leaves the audience spellbound.

Chris entered the public dialog concerning digital health as the media started to focus on wearable technology. He is known for utilizing up to 700 sensors, devices, applications, and services to track, analyze, and optimize as many areas of his life.

This quantification enables him to see the connections of otherwise invisible data, resulting in dramatic upgrades to his health, productivity, and quality of life.

Known as 'The World’s Most Connected Human,' he travels extensively, speaking and consulting on topics related to digital health, quantified self, contemplative technology, wearables and internet of things.

“Chris Dancy is you, just a few years from now"



  • consultant
  • speaker
  • digital health
  • iot
  • wearable computing
  • little data
  • Big Data
  • Quantified Self
  • Cyborg