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Re: <nettime> Will your insurance company subsidize your quantified
dan on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:26:59 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Will your insurance company subsidize your quantified


> This sort of product is going to generate a sort of permanent electronic
> hypochondria, as you go chugging along on your daily jog and you ask your
> iWatch to send you on the shortest route to the hospital before your heart
> implodes.

Putting aside the profound implications of nanny-state uses
of such data, I'd imagine that such pervasive monitoring is
more of the trend to "medicalization" -- as found here:

http://harvardmagazine.com/2009/04/medicalization-of-our-culture


--dan


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