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Old 09-03-2011, 09:31 AM   #1
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This answers everything!

Some of you may remember me remarking, in my previous log, I think, about someone that took a picture of her carrot cake before she started eating it at a restaurant...well, apparently it's an iPhone app (or whatever they're called) and it literally does let you take a photo and it gives feedback on calories in the food.



Is adding up or committing a few numbers to memory really getting that hard?
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Old 09-03-2011, 09:34 AM   #2
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Here it is Babs:

Meal Snap - Magical Meal Logging for iPhone.

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* Snap a shot of your meal
* Add a descriptive caption, if you are so inclined
* Let the system auto-magically estimate the calories
* Keep track of your meals & progress over time
Pretty soon software will be able to catalog us by our typing habits...sort of a DNA fingerprint. Then everything we do, say, write, eat and think will go in a file.
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Old 09-03-2011, 09:39 AM   #3
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Admittedly it's only an estimate but it's getting a bit daft...too many things being done for us; so how many calories would the brain have used working it out? (now am I being facetious or sarcastic)
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Old 09-03-2011, 09:45 AM   #4
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Maybe we can create more people who live in fear over everything they eat. Then we can sell them more processed foods like "low-fat" this or that with added corn syrup and oil!
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Pretty soon software will be able to catalog us by our typing habits...sort of a DNA fingerprint. Then everything we do, say, write, eat and think will go in a file.
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Old 09-03-2011, 09:56 AM   #6
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Just imagine. We will soon have cars that collect driving habits to assist us. Homes with computer units that learn our habits and turn up heat and lights at certain times.

Funnel all this data into some big supercomputer and it will become easy to track us in many ways.
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Well, there's already a car that parks itself saw it on an episode of Top Gear.
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They would get very bored tracking me...

Oh look, he goes to work, he comes home and lifts weights, he takes a nap, he picks up his kids, they do homework together, they eat dinner together, he's driving the kids to [football, music, religious ed, boy scouts], and now he's going to bed.

They would turn me off quickly.
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I saw a show where they had to engineer a car like that. Didn't take them long. They put a couch on wheels, put on a few sensors, did some code, and it self-parked. Amazing how tasks like this are becoming so easy.
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I saw a show where they had to engineer a car like that. Didn't take them long. They put a couch on wheels, put on a few sensors, did some code, and it self-parked. Amazing how tasks like this are becoming so easy.
A couch that drives itself, now we're talking. Can we attach a big flat screen TV and a small fridge to that?
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