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The Prospect podcast #68—Why are so many of us tracking our own lives?

The 10,000 steps goal is basically made up, explains Barbara Speed

By Prospect Team  

This week, Prospect gets inside the craze for tracking everything from our steps to our alcohol intake with Barbara Speed—including what the “Quantified Self” movement is, and why the 10,000 steps goal is basically made up. Speed wrote on the subject for our March issue.

Plus: Alex Dean roots for the Northern Ireland backstop, and Sameer Rahim goes all Marie Kondo on his bedside books.

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