Mobile health gadgets are proliferating rapidly, driven by the Quantified Self movement. From Fitbits to vibrating forks, these gadgets promise healthier lifestyles through examination of our daily activities such as diet, exercise and sleep. While the hype is high, I'm not cheering as enthusiastically as my colleagues here in Silicon Valley. Why? While these tools give...
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