Build a lesson around any TED-Ed Animation, TED Talk or YouTube video
Create a Lesson

The quantified self - Gary Wolf

  • 7,220 Views
  • 823 Questions Answered
  • TED Talk

Let’s Begin…

At TED@Cannes, Gary Wolf gives a 5-min intro to an intriguing new pastime: using mobile apps and always-on gadgets to track and analyze your body, mood, diet, spending -- just about everything in daily life you can measure -- in gloriously geeky detail. Journalist Gary Wolf spends his days in pursuit of the most fascinating things. As a contributing editor at Wired, he's written about technology, mushroom hunters, venture capitalists

Create and share a new lesson based on this one.

About TED Talk Lessons

TED Talk Lessons are created by TED-Ed using phenomenal TED Talks. Do you have an idea for a lesson? Create it now using any video from YouTube »

Meet The Creators

  • Speaker Gary Wolf

Share

Additional Resources for you to Explore
Investigate some of the tools available for personal tracking. Start with the guide available on Wolf’s Quantified Self blog site (http://quantifiedself.com/guide/). Which two or three are most interesting to you, and why? Are there thing(s) you’d like to track that you don’t see listed in the guide? Develop a pitch for a new tracking tool and share it with your classmates. The Quantified Self http://quantifiedself.com/MIT Technology Review: The measured life (July/August 2011) http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/37784/Stephen Wolfram: The personal analytics of my life (03/03/2012) http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2012/03/the-personal-analytics-of-my-life/
Teded square logo
TED-Ed
Lesson Creator
New York, NY

Customize This Lesson

Create and share a new lesson based on this one.

About TED Talk Lessons

TED Talk Lessons are created by TED-Ed using phenomenal TED Talks. Do you have an idea for a lesson? Create it now using any video from YouTube »

Meet The Creators

  • Speaker Gary Wolf

Share

Log In to Take or Create a Lesson

Log In to participate

Please Log In or Register to Apply

Please Log in to Access Leader Resources

If you have already logged into ted.com click Log In to verify your authentication. Click Register if you need to create a free TED-Ed account.
Log In    Register

Enter your name

Your name and responses will be shared with TED Ed.

To track your work across TED-Ed over time, Register or Login instead.