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Why the quantified self requires both tech tools and smart brains



Tech tools to mea­sure per­for­mance can fall short (Finan­cial Times):

Ben­jamin Franklin could be con­sid­ered a pio­neer of the mod­ern “quan­ti­fied self” approach to per­son­al improve­ment. In the late 18th cen­tu­ry, he famous­ly used a chart to mon­i­tor his behav­iour, includ­ing Read the rest of this entry »

Itamar Lesuisse at Peak: Let’s integrate brain training with the quantified self


Ita­mar Lesu­isse

What is your cur­rent job title and orga­ni­za­tion, and what excites you the most about work­ing there?
I am the CEO at Peak, a mobile brain-train­ing app that helps users to enjoy becom­ing bet­ter every day. My cofounders and I want­ed to start a com­pa­ny where tech­nol­o­gy, sci­ence, edu­ca­tion and gam­ing blend togeth­er to cre­ate a prod­uct that can real­ly help users and that they could have fun using. I love Read the rest of this entry »

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