Quantified Self

Disrupt the V: With Glow, Silicon Valley Wants to Get You Ladies Knocked Up

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The quantified self movement, it seems, has finally reached America’s ovaries, which is how this reporter found herself listening to Max Levchin, the cofounder of Paypal, loudly hold forth about cervical mucous in an Upper East Side Le Pain Quotidian. He and his cofounder Mike Huang were in town to explain Glow, a fertility tracker that debuted in the App Store today. They’ve raised $6 million from Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz and others, in the hopes of helping more couples make babies.

That’s right: Silicon Valley has decided it’s time to disrupt your uterus. Read More