Watching the Watchmen (with data): 


Upgrading Ourselves: 

  • You can build your own artificial pancreas if you think the FDA isn't moving fast enough. The story of the technology itself is not new, but the fact that building these systems is gaining wider acceptance and adoption and moving from fringe hacker activity to flirting with the mainstream is telling. This seems destined to become a template for building technologies into our bodies outside of clinical contexts - if your neighbor is doing it, it starts to feel a lot less risky and exotic. 


More next week.