Ultimate Self-Tracker: Larry Smarr Photo: John Hanacek/California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology It started in 2000 with a simple log of his body weight and food intake. Within eight years, Larry Smarr was having his feces analyzed for microbial content. Smarr became the ultimate quantified-selfer, building a computational map of his body that makes electronic medical records look like ancient hieroglyphics. And as director of the California Institute for...
I think this is all fine, but going to extremes is absurd. One should not become obsessed and paranoid with ones health because that will cause you to become sick. This programs your brain. Some of the ideas are good, used in moderation and by people who have a certain medical condition that need monitoring.
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