Lauren Goode

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All Things Reviewed: Nike+ FuelBand and BodyMedia Armband on WSJ “Digits”

In case you missed the latest product review in our new All Things Reviewed section of this site: I joined The Wall Street Journal’s “Digits” show today to discuss the latest entrant into the data-tracking fitness gear market, the Nike+ FuelBand — and to decide whether it’s worth all the hype. You can check out what the device looks like compared to the BodyMedia Fit Link armband, which I also tested this past week:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald