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151: Chris Dancy: How Technology Impacts Physical And Emotional Health

151: Chris Dancy: How Technology Impacts Physical And Emotional Health

 

Brief Bio:

Chris Dancy is touted as “the Most Connected Man on Earth,” and the world is watching those connections carefully. For 25 years, Dancy has served in leadership within the technology and healthcare industries, specializing in the intersection of the two. Chris entered the public dialog concerning digital health as the media started to focus on wearable technology. He earned his moniker by utilizing up to 700 sensors, devices, applications, and services to track, analyze, and optimize his life–from his calorie intake to his spiritual well-being. This quantification enables him to see the connections of otherwise invisible data, resulting in dramatic upgrades to his health, productivity, and quality of life.

A noted keynote speaker and executive workshop retreat facilitator, Chris guides organizations and audiences on a journey–a disruptive, breathtaking journey–into the future of computing, when behavior becomes the ultimate interface.

 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How tracking software helped Chris lose over 100lbs
  • How wearable devices can help you break bad habits
  • Why there’s nothing wrong with you
  • What to do with the data from your wearable devices
  • Why you shouldn’t give up on your wearable
  • Why you should invest in people over health technology
  • The negative effects of overuse of technology
  • The reasons you can’t stop binge watching
  • How companies are collecting your data without you knowing it
  • How does technology affect our brains
  • Electromagnetic fields and how they can affect our health
  • How getting laid off from a job propelled Chris to find his calling

 

Resources:

Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now by Douglas Rushkoff

Jason Silva and Douglas Rushkoff

Showtime Docuseries Dark Net Trailer

 

Connect with Chris:

Website

 

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  1. Nevaeh says:

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