The Self At Your Wrist

Wearable Technologies, Self-Perception and Identity at the Threshold of a New Quantified Existence.

The Quantified Self Movement

Gary Wolf (on the left), the Quantified Self co-founder speaks at the 2011 QS Europe Conference in Amsterdam. Image credits Henk-Jan Winkeldermaat, on Flickr.

Wearable Technologies, Tracking and Digital Health

Technology vs Humans: Self-Identity and Self-Consciousness in a ‘Quantified’ Future.

Examples of a “chopper”, known as one of the earliest tools (if not the earliest). Image credit: “Pierre taillée Melka Kunture Éthiopie fond” by Didier Descouens — Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

A Paradigm Shift in Human-Machine Interaction

The products designed for EXO Ecosystem, project developed inside “The Augmented Body” a Master of Science thesis at Politecnico di Milano. Done in collaboration with Jawbone in 2013. You can find a brief presentation of the project on my website and a longer one on Behance.
The applications designed for the Jawbone EXO Ecosystem. Details of the project in image’s caption above.

The role of design in a period of identity crisis

Piero Bassetti is the president of the Giannino Bassetti Foundation, a Milan based non profit organization whose mission is to promote responsible innovation. He is a key figure in Italian politics, having been the first President of Lombardy from 1970 to 1974.

An interdisciplinary designer and researcher, investigating the intersections between humanity and artificiality, biology and technology, perception and design.