Please see below selected recent measurement-related change.
- Quartz warned that, in an increasingly digital world with growing concerns about sustainability, dismay is mounting about the use of GDP as the benchmark measure for a nation’s economy. It fails to take into account other things that could be more valuable indicators about how a country is doing, such as inequality, well-being, happiness, clean air, and climate-change mitigation.
- Einstein noted that "not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted". Nevertheless, new devices that monitor activity, sleep, diet, and even mood claim that they can make us healthier and more productive.