Category: Health and MedTech

Under Armour and its break into wearable tech

CEO and Founder of Under Armour Kevin Plank was interviewed by Fast Company Editor-in-Chief Robert Safian for the panel “How a Sports Giant is Now Tackling Your Health.” When we think about wearable tech, a FitBit or Garmin might come to mind. Even other brands of step-tracking watches and bands meant to guide us to...

CDT/Fitbit: Ethics and Privacy in Wearable Research

With the abundance amount of people that recently have gotten wearable watches the increase in the health data collected is huge. Michelle De Mooy and Shelton Yuen in this discussion talk about ethics and privacy in wearable data research. CDT is a champion of global online civil liberties and human rights, driving policy outcomes that keep...

Moonshots Through Failure

Today Astro Teller talked about how to shoot for the metaphorical moon by failing up. “I fear thoughts that fear technology. You have to approach the changing world with knowledge and confidence, not fear.” Teller talked about bringing the internet to the world with balloons designed to fail… … and self driving cars that learn...