quantified-self

My Thoughts on the Microsoft Lifestreaming Patent

Last week through an Engadget post I learned of a Microsoft patent filing for ‘life streaming’. The filing describes ‘life streaming as: A system and method for analyzing, summarizing, and transmitting life experiences captured using a life recorder is described. A life recorder is a recording device that continuously captures life experiences, including unanticipated life …

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On the Progression of the Quantified Self Movement Going Mainstream

I’ve been witnessing a pretty interesting phenomenon as of late. There is a very similar progression to how the evolution of Quantified Self technologies are going when compared to Lifestreaming. When I first started covering Lifestreaming the first phase began with finding ways to aggregate the data generated across many different services. Many different aggregation …

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Passive Location Tracking Data for the Quantified Self with Placeme App

In my current quest to collect more personal data around my activities to draw knowledge and information with the aim of achieving a better quantified self I’ve kept a lookout for apps and devices to help me. We’re currently about to enter an amazing time whereby we’ll shift our attention from the vast knowledge of the …

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