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Robert Scoble Interviews Benjamin Rubin on the new Beddit Sleep Tracker

Benjamin Rubin was one of the co-founders of Zeo which created one of the early sleep tracking devices for consumers. Unfortunately Zeo recently shut down and now Ben is advising a new company named Beddit which coincidentally has also created a new consumer sleep tracking device. In this interview with Robert Scoble, Ben provides details about …

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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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The Value Proposition and Migration from Lifestream to Likestream

On Friday I came across this tweet from Brian Frank stating he had switched his Lifestream to a Likestream. Lifestreams normally contain a mashup of both personal content we create as well as content we find interesting that we “like” and share. I found his decision to basically remove his personal content from the equation pretty …

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Custom News Brought to Me Daily by My Friends Courtesy of Twitter Times

A few weeks ago I read about Twitter Times on TechCrunch and it really piqued my curiosity. The service creates a custom news page for you based on the people you follow on Twitter. It also takes into account the people that your followers follow probably to provide some additional data to help the algorithm …

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On the Evolution of Blogging and the Role of Lifestreaming

Image courtesy of Flickr user Colin Purrington Several events as of late have cause many folks to celebrate a resurgence in blogs. The events of FriendFeed being purchased by Facebook and the demise of Tr.im (although it was resurected) have everyone questioning their trust in storing data on services controlled by others. Chris Saad shouts …

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