Meet the ‘Most Connected Man’ in the World

And you thought managing a smartphone and an inbox was exhausting.

45-year-old Chris Dancy is known as the most connected man in the world. He has between 300 and 700 systems running at any given time, systems that capture real-time data about his life.

His wrists are covered with a variety of wearable technology, including the fitness wristband tracker Fitbit and the Pebble smartwatch. He weighs himself on the Aria Wi-Fi scale, uses smartphone controlled Hue lighting at home and sleeps on a Beddit mattress cover to track his sleep.

Even Dancy’s dog is tracked via Tagg, which logs its daily activities.

“I started five years ago when I noticed my doctor was having a hard time keeping up with my health records,” Dancy told Mashable. “Around the same time, I worried that the work I did on the Internet could be lost if [there’s] a service shutdown. In an effort to collect this information, I started looking for ways I could gather data when I didn’t have time to write things down.”

Dancy has lost about 100 pounds since tracking his lifestyle.Image:Chris Dancy

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