lifelogging

Create Personal Data Visualitzations and Insights with Gyroscope

Last year Anand Sharma created a website that had stunningly beautiful real-time visualization of his personal activity data. He later when on to provide technical details regarding how we built the site and later announced that he was working to bring this as a service to the public called Gyroscope. As of last week they …

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Beautiful Visualizations of Lifelogging and Quantified Self Data

I’ve seen some recent focus on the beautiful designs around lifelogging and quantified self data. So much of the raw data is either boring spreadsheets or rudimentary graphs that when you see design implemented to visualize the information it makes it much more appealing to pour over. Of course some of the design requires that …

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My Review of the InsideTracker Health Analytics Service

I recently tested InsideTracker (Disclosure: They provided me a complimentary test) which offers  a bloodwork analysis service that provides you with recommendations to help improve and optimize your health based on the results. Their service aims to improve health to boost energy, improve sleep, and enhance performance as well as several other benefits. They offer 5 …

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CES 2014 Quantified Self and Lifelogging Wrap-up: The Year of the Wearables

The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show has now come and gone and as the dust settles it’s pretty clear that going into the conference and after its conclusion that the top theme was wearables as evidenced by this or this or this, or many countless other wrap-up posts I read. Activity trackers made a strong showing last …

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TicTrac is a Great Personal Data Aggregation Dashboard and Reporting Service

The idea of aggregating data from disparate sources is a common issue on the internet and the search for doing this with social services was the impetus for this blog. I started to see this phenomenon become an issue for the quantified self community as more devices and services for tracking became available. I’ve seen …

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My Experience and Highlights from the 2013 Quantified Self Global Conference

I’ve just returned from the 2013 Quantified Self Global Conference and my experience was quite amazing. I have attended several of the QS Los Angeles meetups but this was the first time I went to one of the official conferences. It was held at the beautiful Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco. …

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