"Many people who strap cameras onto their bodies are destined for the nearest emergency room. GoPro Inc. rakes in nearly $1 billion a year selling ruggedized video cameras that some people attach to their mountain bikes or motorcycle helmets right before they do something stupid.Living the dull life, 30 seconds at a time - Business - The Boston Globe
But the quantified self folks are after bigger game. The true believers among them think we’re the first generation of humans truly capable of knowing ourselves — not through prayer and meditation, but from the unrelenting accumulation of data. The most passionate “lifeloggers” record every aspect of their existence — not just phone calls and e-mails, but heart rate and blood pressure. And of course, digital photos of every place and person along the way."
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Living the dull life, 30 seconds at a time - Business - The Boston Globe
An always-on camera market snapshot