Just over a week ago I purchased a Fitbit Force for myself, a Flex for my wife, and an Aria wifi digital scale. After the first few days I wrote my initial review HERE. With more time to adapt and understand the devices deeper I’ve returned to share my thoughts, more data, and more about our experiences thus far. Enjoy!
PREFACE: What you are about to read is not your typical review. There are already plenty of sites dedicated to reviewing the basic function of these devices, giving you a run down of the physical specifications. If that is what you are after, check out Fitbit product-related articles on Engadget or Tech Crunch.
Instead this review is going to dig deeper, show results & data compared to other options run in tandem, and discuss the practical use of such data. I’ll apologize now for the verbosity of this post.
Back in December 2012 my wife picked up a 2012 Nissan Leaf. For those unfamiliar this is a fully electric vehicle. No stopping to get gas, no range extender like the Chevrolet Volt. Here is a copy of a Facebook post recently made. Continue reading Nissan Leaf: Our 9 Month Savings
People often say “you’re a product of your environment” — heck there have been entire studies dedicated to this theory. As I reflect on the person I am today and consider those who surrounded growing up, without a doubt I am a testament to this belief system. Continue reading Early Automotive Enthusiasm
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Look around you. The world is filled with things of beauty. And if you look beyond the surface, most of those items are filled with something inexplicable. Every day we encounter the unexpected, the unfamiliar. Many of us turn a blind eye, going about our business with focus on only the task at hand. It is only when you seek to explore the wonder around you that you achieve, as Socrates says, wisdom. Continue reading Introduction