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Chris Dancy - The most connected human on Earth.

Data exhaust cartographer

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Chris Dancy - The most connected human on Earth.

Mindful Cyborg

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The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology AND The Human Touch

Interview from my digital health habits. A few short years ago, it would have been hard to imagine that exoskeletons could enable paralyzed people to walk again; that billions of people would rely on social media for information; and that the supercomputer Watson would be a key player in medical decision-making. Perhaps more than in any other field, technology has transformed medicine and healthcare in ways that a mere decade ago would have sounded like pure science fiction. From his unique vantage as a trained physician, researcher, and medical futurist, Dr. Bertalan Mesko examines these developments and the many more down the pipeline. His aim is to assess how the hand of technology can continue to provide the dose of humanity that is crucial to effective healthcare. The Guide to the Future of Medicine: Technology and the Human Touch is his incisive, illuminating roundup of the technologies and trends that will shape the future of medicine. Patients, medical professionals, and any healthcare stakeholder will find an eye opening, reassuring roadmap to tomorrow’s potential in this accessible and fact-based book. By preparing for the inevitable waves of change, you can make informed decisions about how technology will shape your own well-being.
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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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Chris Dancy, l'homme le plus connecté du monde

Notre grand reporter Alfred de Montesquiou s'est rendu sur les lieux du crash du MH17, Boeing 777... Dans la nuit du 20 au 21 juillet 1969, l'astronaute américain Neil Armstrong devenait le premier... Tous photographes le week-end du 14 juillet ! Le mode d'emploi en vidéo. La navigatrice Maud Fontenoy n'hésitera pas sur le sujet du cliché qu'elle enverra le week-end du...
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Gabriel's Lyre the Movie - Gabriel's Lyre by Simon Ludgate

Teaser staring Chris Dancy. Writer and director Simon Ludgate presents Gabriel’s Lyre, a film project which is destined to become a global breakthrough project in 2015. Profoundly evil powers with a global reach are gathering in the deepest recesses of an eerie castle in the Scottish Highlands. Gareth, a highly-intelligent young man facing the rest of his life confined to a wheelchair, arrives at the castle for a vacation with his troubled parents and their closest friends. Plunged into a terrifying ordeal, the extraordinary nature of the castle’s strange secrets are brutally thrust on all of them. Gareth’s sanity and the complex passions surrounding him are challenged to breaking point in a supernatural game of cat and mouse as the world spirals into the greatest crisis it has ever faced.
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Social Media Breakfast: Chris Dancy

“As humans, I think we prefer consistently average experiences over inconsistently good ones. Dealing with humans is inconsistently wonderful. Dealing with machines is consistently average. We’ll take consistently average over inconsistently happy any day,” said Dancy. Reaching beyond the novelty of data collection and wearable technology, Dancy described the connection between available information about our lives and the influence this data can have on our health and happiness.
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Word From Cannes: An Interview With World’s Most Connected Human

When you meet with Chris Dancy, you better not have a bad hair day. Dancy—who calls himself the world’s most connected human–will take a picture of you every couple of seconds during your conversation with a little gadget clipped to his shirt. “I never take this off except to sleep and have sex,“ said Mr Dancy, referring to the gadget, called a “Narrative.”.
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The Global Tech Issue: Way Beyond Silicon Valley

Perhaps you've heard: There's a whole world of technology that has nothing to do with Facebook, Snapchat, the Google buses, or Peter Thiel. In Beijing, Lei Jun is building Xiaomi into China's first truly beloved consumer technology brand (with a strategy cribbed from Air Jordans). There are giant mechanical worms chewing up London and an ascendant gaming empire in the bowels of Nokia's old workspace in Helsinki.
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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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Q&A with Chris Dancy: How to Help Customers Live Data-Assisted Lives

Chris Dancy, who has been designated the "world’s most connected human" and will be a keynote speaker at next week’s Digital Banking Summit, shares his thoughts on how banks can help their customers get value out of their own data, and where the line is between usefulness and creepiness.
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Personal informatics trends tracked

A visiting American reputed to be the "most connected man in the world" says 700 gadgets, sensors and online services have helped him live more in tune with his environment. Chris Dancy, 45, usually wears Google Glass for two or three hours a day, has sensors under his clothes to monitor his heartbeat, posture and activity, and lives in a home where almost everything that can be monitored is conveyed to him via an electronic dashboard.
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Dancy - The Connected Man

Arguably the most connected man in the world- technologically. |FacebookJoin the debate and get the latest updates from ONE News. |Mobile DevicesONE News is available on iPhone, iPad, and as a mobile site. Email NewsletterSign up to get the news delivered direct to your inbox. Copyright © 2014, Television New Zealand Limited.
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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.

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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Skills

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