To understand the new smart watched and other pro devices of recent focus, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement.
Apple’s Watch records exercise, tracks our moves throughout the day, checks the amount of time we are stood up and reminds us to get up and move around if we have been sat for too long – let’s not forget Tim Cooks “sitting is the new coolness” line.
What we like:
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It achieves this by means of an accelerometer, a heart rate sensor and GPS. There are already many smartwatches on the market such as the Pebble and Apple.
As you’re tapping, scrolling, and swiping on your phone, you probably don’t give much thought to the fact that your apps are consuming electricity – just that they’re chipping away at your battery life.
It’s engaging. It’s hopeful. It pushes the plot forward.
Before you click away, disappointed that I brought up something as practical and boring as time management, hear me out. My intent is not to crush your spirits.
To its detractors, love at first sight must be an illusion – the wrong term for what is simply infatuation, or a way to sugarcoat lust.
Shakespeare himself knows that there is such a thing as lust, and what we would now call infatuation. He’s no fool. People who exhibit the perfectionism are fearful of failure.