Yesterday I had the summit tagline changed to "Wellness as a Service (WaaS) Summit”. This was because nothing else was quite working. It was not randomly plucked out of a hat as a marketing buzz phrase. Rather I coined it as the result of arduous labor.
Up until that conceptual barrier was broken through, something kept popping up which indicated misalignment. This was causing me alarm, distress and lost time. I knew at some level something was not quite right but I could not get a better handle on it. That was until a few days ago when I had the unexpected realization that a Wellness... Read MoreIntroducing Wellness as a Service (WaaS)
The first draft manifesto has been marginally updated (please see the original for an introductory cover letter). All changes herein were made to improve the readability of the text. No technical changes were made. Already in the pipeline is another version with technical changes 1) clarifying how insurance incentivizes are often not aligned with the long-term health of the individual 2) clarification... Read MoreMobile and Wearables for Health, Wellness and Optimal Living Manifesto Draft V1.2
(A PDF version of this document is available) “I believe Lee’s Hyper Wellbeing vision is as profound and prophetic as, say, those offered in the 1960s with the rise of cyberspace and hypertext.” — Martin Geddes I’ve spent the past five or so years in wide-ranging contemplation and research. This was a luxury I kindly afforded myself. Attached are 29 informally... Read MoreNew Health, Wellness and Optimal Living Economy Manifesto Draft V1.1
This is the first draft of a Hyper Wellbeing manifesto. It was created to be circulated with speakers in order to obtain feedback to allow a collective second draft version to be issued.
Every few hundred years in Western history there occurs a sharp transformation. Within a few short decades, society – its worldview, its basic values, its social and political structures, its key institutions – rearranges itself. — Peter Drucker Today our best starting point is facilitating wearables and mobile towards sickness (e.g. lifestyle disease) prevention; wellness optimization (e.g. real-time data-driven highly personalized, fitness, nutrition, sleep, stress etc.);... Read MoreHyper Wellbeing Manifesto – First Draft
To ensure the event is purposeful, meaningful and coherent, I’m writing a guiding narrative to share with speakers before starting to solicit their talk titles and descriptions next week. The final narrative will probably have 4-5 sections. This post contains the first-section draft.
Computing is integrating with the human being. It began with the mobile phone; particularly when mobile underwent a revolution starting in 2007 to become an “open”, always-connected, general purpose, multi-sensor1, pocket computer2. This has positioned it onto a path of increasing ability to capture and ascertain “intimate data”; data that is close-to-body and data about how we live our lives.... Read MoreThird-Computing Revolution