Body Hackers

Body Hackers

Wow, Tech Nerds Take Dieting Really Seriously

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Think you’re a dieting pro because you’ve tried everything from Atkins to Weight Watchers? Think again, because no matter how many pounds you’ve lost in your life, tech people are probably better at it than you.

That’s just their way! How else would they be at the tippy top of the meritocracy that is Silicon Valley? New York Mag got in touch with a few of them to see how they do it and share their techniques with the rest of us plebes. Read More

Body Hackers

One Day Your Skin Could Be Your Smartphone

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We’re all such smartphone addicts at this point, a misplaced phone results in panic for most people under 30. Thankfully, a team of researchers are working to rectify the issue of temporary 3G loss by creating bionic skin that doubles as a smartphone.

The researchers, based in Tokyo, stumbled upon the cybernetic skin kind of by accident, Dvice reports. They were trying to create skin for robots that would allow them to feel pressure and temperature. Read More