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Aug 20, 2016

Meet Bob. "Quantified Bob". Quantified Bob has tracks his life tirelessly, and has reams of data and insight on how the human body responds to everything from varying amounts of starch intake, to electrostimulation, to artificial light to different diets to cognitive performance training and beyond. Bob Troia is a serial entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of digital innovation and emerging technologies for nearly two decades. A left- and right-brain thinker who is equal parts technical, creative, and analytical, Bob is as comfortable talking about business strategy, marketing, and product development as he is discussing programming, design, AI, hardware, and human physiology. He is actively involved in the quantified self and biohacking movements, focusing his passion on the intersection of self-tracking and personal analytics, health and wellness, behavior design, technology, and life optimization, documenting his personal efforts under the moniker “Quantified Bob”.

During our discussion, you'll discover:

-How Quantified Bob got his name...[11:35]

-How you can account for all the different potentially confounding variables when you're testing and tracking data...[13:00]

-Why Bob hacked and tracked his glucose, and what he found...[17:10] 

-How you can self-test your water quality, and what Bob found by comparing tap water to filtered water...[31:10]

-The best way to monitor air quality in your home or office...[45:15]

-The most surprising thing you can change in your bedroom that may give you a better night's sleep...[50:00]

-How to track your "rate of aging"...[54:10]

-The unique form of neuromuscular electrostimulation that Bob uses...[62:30]

-The craziest or most intriguing self-quantification experiment Bob has planned...[67:50]

-And much more...

Resources from this episode: -23andme genetic testing -Oxaloacetate -MyBasis watch -The Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor -PrecisionXtra -Ketonix Breath Ketone monitor -Zerowater -Home water testing kit -Trace liquid minerals -Foobot indoor air quality monitor -Allerair central air filter -The new Molekule air purification system -Titanovo telomere testing kits -D-minder Vitamin D testing -My podcast with Jay Schroeder on ARPWave -ARPWave practitioners -Periodic fasting diet study

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