Reflections

Ethical design and going against the attention economy

Ethical design and going against the attention economy
Designing technology that prompts us to both engage and disengage with the devices we use is the dilemma of our times. When the world around us is ...

There's all kinds of ways to enjoy LYS 1.0

There's all kinds of ways to enjoy LYS 1.0
With a few weeks behind us since the LYS 1.0 devices made their way across oceans, mountains and maybe even deserts, we are eagerly speaking to use...

We don’t need ‘to do’ lists to fall asleep, we need day and night

We don’t need ‘to do’ lists to fall asleep, we need day and night
A recent study has found that jotting down a ‘to do’ list before going to bed helps to fall asleep faster. In fact, the 9 minute difference (or 15 ...

Healthcare is undergoing a digital revolution

Healthcare is undergoing a digital revolution
If you are new to the realm of health tech then it’s about time you catch up. Wearable sensors, predictive diagnostics, telemedicine and even the r...

How to boost your immune system with LYS this January

How to boost your immune system with LYS this January
Are you familiar with the feeling that in the evening, and particularly late at night, the sensation of being sick from a cold or a flu becomes muc...

Health tech can improve the wellbeing of employees in the workplace

Health tech can improve the wellbeing of employees in the workplace
One of the fundamental issues across today’s workforce is attributed to sleep deprivation. A recent One RAND study estimates sleep deprivation cost...

Balance your dietary habits with sleep and light

Balance your dietary habits with sleep and light
There’s something unparalleled to the maintenance of a balanced circadian rhythm, otherwise known as a sleep-wake cycle. It is now established that...

Circadian clocks control our sense of smell

Circadian clocks control our sense of smell
“The circadian clock affects virtually every organ system in the body” writes Dr. Leslie Vosshall, a researcher at Rockefeller University who studi...

Surgeons know the importance of your circadian rhythm

Surgeons know the importance of your circadian rhythm
There’s something about circadian rhythm talk that immediately sections the topic into the ‘holistic’, even ‘spiritual’ realm. Perhaps it’s due to ...

Beat the SAD away with LYS

Beat the SAD away with LYS
It seems like a few too many acronyms, but SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is a widely common side effect of shorter daylight hours. Many have at...

LYS is taking on Kickstarter, here's why.

LYS is taking on Kickstarter, here's why.
Many brave souls have uploaded their hearts and dreams onto the crowd funding platform of Kickstarter before, in hopes of materialising an otherwis...

Insertable Technology: Friend or Foe?

Insertable Technology: Friend or Foe?
If ever the conversation of insertable technology rises, it’s safe to say a glass of wine is usually involved and of course, endless references to ...