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Wearables Effect on Diabetic Lives Informs Us About the Future of Transhumanism
The Fitbit company recently announced their new partnership with One Drop. The partnership will add diabetes management to their premium wearable, the Ionic. As companies like Fitbit and Apple chase more and more health metrics, we learn something about the state of transhumanism. Hacking the human experience for performance enhancement... Read more
5 Technologies to Hack Your Sleep For Better Performance
  Nothing matters more than good sleep. In the view of this seasoned fitness professional, most of the moves people make to improve their lives through better health rank as wasted efforts. Whether one measures those efforts in time or money, it makes no difference. Popping pills,... Read more
Your Kid’s ADD is Out of Control; This Kickstarter Can Help
The NeuroPlus team is about a week away from the end of their Kickstarter campaign, almost 99 percent pledged on an all or nothing goal. That means if they don’t make 100 percent of their goal, they will not move forward. What NeuroPlus promises is to improve focus through... Read more
5 Frightening Risks of Biohacking Nobody Discusses
When enthusiastic newbie biohackers embark on their first implant, they don’t always consider the darker aspects of non-medical surgery. In a nutshell, that’s what it is, a medical procedure. Biohacking the human experience by depositing foreign bodies in one’s own body is not as tough as bolting titanium to... Read more
Forget Third Arms, What About a Third Thumb?
While I’ve always felt a third arm could come in handy (get it?), life could get easier with something less obtrusive, an extra digit, perhaps. When designer Dani Clode created what he calls the Third Thumb Project, it was to further the definition of what it means to be... Read more
Wibe is the Coolest Wearable Kickstarter That Nobody Knows About
On June 26, 2017, the team behind Wibe, Atlexa, relaunched their Kickstarter after suffering some kind of rights infringement from the first name of their product. Wibe a backpack or back part accessory of sorts, with workout bands, ensuring that everywhere one goes, she gets a workout. To date, Atlexa’s Kickstarter... Read more
The Italian company, Sabato Alterio is crushing their Kickstarter goal 14 times over and they still have a few days left. What they’ve created, called Nakedfit, will serve many masters in this crazy world. Nakedfit is a stick-on-peel-off foot covering, which protects the bottom of one’s foot from the elements,... Read more
Hack Level 10; Rob Spence Installed a Video Camera In His Eye Socket
When Rob Spence lost his right eye in a gun accident as a kid, it was the worst thing that ever happened in his life up until that moment. Then the loss opened up an opportunity for Spence. Removing the dead eye gave him the chance to slap an... Read more
Track Your Sleep Every Day (Forever) So You Don’t Need Nootropics
A pillow, called the Sunrise Smart Pillow, just hit Kickstarter. The contoured smart pillow comes with 18 features designed to improve your most precious time: sleeping. Despite sounding like another in a long line of products aimed the same target demo of bad sleepers, this sort of tech better... Read more
Chipped And Happy Employees? Only In Stockholm
STOCKHOLM, Sweden – A first as far as we know, this is a first. There’s a company in Sweden implanting their employees with microchips. The employees getting the chips do it of their own volition. It’s like some kind of syndrome of imprisonment where you come to love your... Read more
Finally, Someone Made An Iron Man Suit… Kinda
This story went online so close to April 1st, most people thought it was a hoax. After a year of tinkering, a British man by the name of Richard Browning crafted the beginnings of a Daedalus flying suit. History check: Daedalus was the Greek craftsman who made wax and... Read more
The NBA Is About To Miss Their Opportunity To Biohack Better Players Through Wearable Tech
A hot topic amongst NBA officials, the players union, players, and fans lately is what will come of the NBA’s battle over wearables? As it stands, they are against players using wearables during games. The players stand divided between fans of the benefits of tech like the Whoop wearable... Read more
Gameband Is The Atari Smartwatch You’ve Always Wanted
Launched recently Kickstarter, by FMTwo Game Inc., the Gameband smartwatch will bring super high-definition Atari games to your wrist. The first thing I did when I read about Gameband was I rolled my eyes. Not another specialized smartwatch! How many of these do we need? And it’s square… not... Read more
Future Prosthetics Will Detect Spinal Nerve Signals
Researchers recently tested a prosthetic arm that articulates by reading signals from the spine of the user. Despite what you may believe, this is revolutionary technology compared to today’s prosthetics. It’s easy to see the confusion. Anyone who saw The Empire Strikes Back (1980), the scene where Luke gets... Read more
True Body Hacker; Rich Lee Will Have A Vibrating… Bodypart
The world of grinders, people who modify their bodies with functional augmentations, is a growing sphere of people. We’re not talking about piercings or other forms of decorative body modification. Grinder mods have a function, even it’s to entertain. One man, Rich Lee, is about to take grinding to... Read more
Reliable Standalone Smartwatches Are Coming Very Soon
In recent news, a leaked image on Venture Beat shows the ZTE Quartz smartwatch, which rumor has it will be another standalone watch. The fact that standalone smartwatches are coming, we accept. They’re already here, but I predict they’re going to get better. By the end of 2017, they’ll be... Read more
The Tap Wearable Will Let You Type Messages Anywhere Anytime
Wireless typing systems are nothing new. From roll-up models to laser projected keyboards, we’ve been trying to get portable typing sorted out for a few years. The people at Tap may have cracked the code. Rather than carry another bulky accessory, like the ones mentioned, the Tap device wears... Read more
We’ve Hacked The Brains Of People Who Cannot Speak Or Move
In Germany, at the University of Tübingen, neurological researchers used a cap outfitted with functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to communicate with patients suffering locked-in syndrome. It was the first time we’ve been able to connect with someone this locked-in, and it’s changing the way look at these patients. Locked-in... Read more
Two Solid Smartwatches To Undercut Your Apple Watch Costs And Get The Job Done
Regarding smartphone size, there are two camps. Some want a smartphone big enough to screen movies for a small crowd. The other camp wishes smartphones stayed iPhone 4 sized. Cards on the table: I’m in the second camp. There may be only a handful of us. We like the functionality of the... Read more
Ripple Safety Wearable; So Tiny You Won’t Notice It Until You Need It
Launched on Kickstarter today, from Ripple Network Technologies, the Ripple wearable provides users the right help when they need at the touch of a button. At any time of day, any day of the week, Ripple can connect users to Tunstall professional monitoring team. More on them in a... Read more