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Chris Dancy - "The most connected human on Earth."

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Chris Dancy - "The most connected human on Earth."

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Does being connected cost us our Humanity? | Chris Dancy | TEDxVienna

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. With our lives digitized, connected and stored, are we losing personal growth and perspective? Everything is connected via time, identity and ownership forcing people into the cult of the busy and the soul sucking void of the relentless now.
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GroupM What's Next – Chris Dancy

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The Most Connected Man Is You, Just a Few Years From Now

Chris Dancy, the self-described "most connected guy in the world," reclines in a throne in the corner of his home office. The walls around him are a scrapbook of his life, pinned with foreign currency, concert tickets and pictures of his icons, like Michael Jackson and Andy Warhol. In between stories of his travels, he mentions his newfound Internet fame.
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Is Chris Dancy the Most Quantified Self in America?

Ask Chris Dancy what he ate on Aug. 11 of last year, and he can tell you (Chick-fil-A). He can also tell you about the weather that day (83F), what music he listened to (Kelly Clarkson’s Walk Away), how many e-mails he sent (21), how long he slept (8 hours and 35 minutes), how many steps he took (8,088), and when he took his dogs to the park (1:04 p.m.).
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A real–life cyborg? Here is the world’s most connected man

Mar. 28, 2014 - 3:26 - World’s most connected man Chris Dancy is connected to 700 sensors at once to capture real-time data.
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Is This the World's Most Connected Man in the World?

Chris Dancy has been tracking his life for the past five years and is now often connected to as many as 700 sensors at a time. He joins digits to discuss how tracking his life has helped him and whether everyone will one day be like him. Photo: Chris Dancy. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.
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BBC World Service

Interview with BBC World Service on being the "Most connected human on earth"
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The Power Of Data Exhaust

Scott Brown had a question about the number of parked domains he was hearing about: Do the domain providers have an email reply set up? What he found has led..
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The Man Who Quantifies Every Moment Of Every Day

Chris Dancy is wired up to measure himself every moment of every work day, and says keeping metrics will be a tool for the future of the workplace.
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Meet the World's Most Monitored Human Being

Cory Johnson profiles the world's most quantified man on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West."
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The Quantified Man: How an Obsolete Tech Guy Rebuilt Himself for the Future

Our work is being re-quantified -- in a big way -- and Chris Dancy, a director in the office of the chief technology officer at BMC Software, thinks it's time for employees to take these metrics into their own hands. "If you can measure it, someone will," he says, "and that somebody should be you."
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Looking Ahead to 2015: The Year of Alternatives

For the past few years, I have actively spent time to think about what technology trends will have the biggest impact in the coming one to three years. The following trends are those I have noticed, been attracted to, thought about, and discussed with friends over the past few months. I feel that all of them will become leading topics of discussion throughout 2015.
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About

Chris Dancy - "The most connected human on Earth."

Chris Dancy has been engaging information systems for over 25 years, wearing as many hats as there are heads in the IT industry. He currently is employed as Chief Digital Officer and Senior Vice President at Healthways, Inc.

As a Data Exhaust Cartographer, Chris utilizes 300-700 sensors, devices, applications, and services to track, analyze, and optimize as many areas of his existence as he can think of. This quantification enables him to see the connections of otherwise invisible data, resulting in dramatic upgrades to his health, productivity, and quality of life.

Chris's name and avatar are synonymous with the future of work, edutainment, technically-enabled external evolution, and his quantified life (existence). He travels extensively and speaks on these topics and more, and has been featured in Fox News, NPR, BBC, TechCrunch, Businessweek, Wired, Bloomberg TV, and The Guardian as the “Most connected human on Earth.”

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http://www.servicesphere.com

Skills

  • iot
  • wearable computing
  • little data
  • personal data analytics
  • Big Data
  • Quantified Self
  • Cyborg