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Boston Olympics Rollout

We RSVPed with Terrible Labs for the Quantified Self #QSUMMIT convened by a largely tech crowd at DISTRICT HALL and this is where our imprint about the Boston Olympics plan hit home. Atheletes are at the core of everything. African, African American and black atheletes around the world are near the nucleus of the sports universe because they have high performance capability and are world record holders. And they eat well! Dick Gregory's Cooking for Mother Nature for Folks who Eat Soul Food philosophy has been important to us over the years. So much has changed in the farm to table food supply chain. We will supply moringa based products to everyone in the region who wants it and we believe the sports and fitness community is a core audience.

The Black Athelete is the Most Quantified Sports Subject on the Planet!

At the Quantified Self Summit held in the Innovation District's District Hall meetup lab, about 200 serious players with heavy investments and large customer bases in wearables were presenters. Major manufacturers in attendance include Samsung, Partners MGH, MyFitness.com,RunKeeper, the Turner Broadcasting Network, BOLT.IO and others. The experts represented end users, product managers, venture capitalists and marketers. Jamaican and Kenya runners were the talk of the set - they, in addition to astronauts, are the most [ quantified people ] on the planet. Doctor's with Ph Ds measure, analyze, time, weigh, and build models of data from how their bodies perform. We're talking about the Ultimate OPTIMUM fitness thing going on here and to the rest of us mere mortals who struggle to work and get around to weight watchers every now and then - keep trying! That is what the Quantified Self is all about.

Some takeaways from the summit - wearables technologies are where cell phones were in the 1980's ( in the bag ). Nobody in the wearables industry has more than 50 million customers so its a wide open area. Partners Mass General uses a $50,000 fund to reward employees who come up with innovative inventions - they both share in rights to the product, patent and profits. The Turner Broadcasting Network - as does Samsung Ventures wants to capture data off your living room coach tv watch everyday so they can more effectively target you for advertising. Data is where all this is going, etc.


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