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Three different smart watches on a single wrist.
Issue 23 by Dana Cass on July 2nd, 2015
We have reduced the notion of health to a set of standards that tend to be binary, arbitrary, or both.
Watches with various health-related symbols featured on the screen: sleep, fitness, mood.
Issue 20 by Deanna Day on April 29th, 2015
Technologies have politics and games have aesthetics, but neither of these factors are immutable; there might still be time to rewrite the purpose of the iPhone’s accelerometer and motion co-processor.
Series of globes in a museum display.
Issue 20 by Ebele Mogo on April 29th, 2015
Startups need to stop working in silos, engaging doctors, health care administrators, communities and other system players.
Shelves of patient records.
Issue 17 by Alex Rosenblat on February 26th, 2015
What happens to all the data trails we leave in our digital wake? What kinds of precautions should we take with our health data? How do we bake a ‘Do No Harm’ Hippocratic ethic into health technologies? And what are the trade-offs between improving care and increasing surveillance?