The New Body Language | Future Now (Magazine), 2015, IFTF


The New Body Language, Technology Horizons, Future Now (Magazine), 2015, 45 pages.

Cover

  • the new body language
    How wearables, implantables, and wireless networks will connect our communities and alter our anatomies
  • Scenarios of a Generational Shift
  • Technology Enablers of Body Area Networks
  • PLUS:
    • Fashion + Sports Wearables,
    • Nanoscale Communication,
    • Mind Melds
    • AND MORE!

Contents

  • Mind Meld
    Toward Brain-to-Brain Networking
  • Devices ‘Disappear’
    A Vision for Tomorrow’s User Interfaces
  • Feeling the Rush
    he Amplified Fan
  • Before Body Area Networks
    Thomas Zimmerman’s Vision of the Connected Self
  • The Electrospit
    Wearables for Digital Music-makers
  • At the Nexus of Science Fiction and Future Fact
    With Ramez Naam
  • Designing Technologies for Our Radical, Adaptive Human Bodies
    With Sara Hendren
  • Bodies that buy
    Could Bio-based Purchasing Bring Us Closer to Our Better Selves?
  • Bodies of Data
    Who Are We Through the Eyes of Algorithms?
  • Easy as 00101010
    Creating Policy for the Next Frontier of Tech Adoption
  • Altered Anatomies
    Voices from the Vanguard of Implantable Tech
  • West and East Africa
    Where Social Innovation Leads the Future
  • Looking Backwards from 2025
    An Anthropologist Explores How Body Area Networks Became Family Area Networks
  • Animism, Identity, and Austerity
    Japan’s Human+Machine Past and Future
  • Crashing My Hotel Room
    A Cautionary Tale
  • Evolving Nano-Scale Communication
    Biology, Engineering, and Robotics Converge with Dr. Ian F. Akyildiz

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As Wearables in Workplace Spread, So Do Legal Concerns | WSJ

As Wearables in Workplace Spread, So Do Legal Concerns; Patience Haggin; In The Wall Street Journal (WSJ); 2016-03-13.
Teaser: Devices can monitor employees’ health, track their locations. How are companies allowed to use that data?

tl;dr → There be dragons.  Best practices are rehearsed.

Mentions

  • Fitbit
  • Apple Watch
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Atheer
    • Augmented Reality (AR) headsets

Quoted

  • Lelly Fenol, vice president of operations, Spire Wellness, Indianapolis, IL.
  • Lee Tien, senior staff attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
  • Jason Geller, partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • Philip Gordon, co-chair, privacy practice, Littler Mendelson PC.
  • Edward McNicholas, partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Stan Hill, associate, Polsinelli PC
  • Alberto Torres, Chief Executive, Atheer

InContext 2014

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