What else could an unapologetic hacker do when faced with a plethora of health tracking software? Kirsten Hunter has developed a system of connected trackers available on GitHub. Revealing not only the strengths and weaknesses of the APIs and platforms involved but a veritable hackers paradise. Her system will send nagging notes via SMS using Twilio, change the colours of a Philips hue lightbulb based on progress for the day, and interact with any other API-driven service.
ThingMonk 2016: Kirsten Hunter – Quantifying Your Fitness
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