While I am still trying to get a feel for how 23andMe is positioning itself, I do think that the drive in personal genomics will come from people wanting to know more about themselves, to help them make lifestyle decisions, and to feel more secure about their potential health future and of their children. And having the information before knowing what it means is fine, since companies like 23andMe keep combing the literature to add meaning to the data.
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“The Future of Self-Knowledge” research blog encompasses the techniques and methodologies used in corporate horizon scanning & forecasting, and their counterparts in ancient divination practices and the rise in personal genome services.
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