Predictions: Smart Bodies

Recently, Ed Lazowska of, reviewed seven of the largest technological advances of the past decade and made seven predictions about the new decade.


Smart Bodies:


"When you take your car into the shop, the mechanic plugs in a diagnostic computer that analyzes a log of performance data and immediately pinpoints the sources of problems—problems you are aware of, and problems you are not. When you visit your doctor, she says “Where does it hurt?” Why is your body not as well instrumented as your car? It will be. The jock market will drive this, but it will become ubiquitous."



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