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The Emergence of Lifelogging and The Quantified Self

Lifelogging is the process of tracking personal data generated by our own behavioral activities. While Lifestreaming primarily tracks the activity of content we create and discover, Lifelogging tracks personal behavior data like exercising, sleeping, and eating. This may sound a bit confusing but hopefully the distinction between the two makes sense. The term Lifelogging was coined …

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5 Good Examples for Managing Your Lifestreaming Data Flow

One of the more difficult aspects of creating a Lifestream is devising how to manage the flow of data. For me there are many factors that determine this process and it’s like a very complex decision tree depending on the source of data (microblog, photo, video) the publishing mechanism (mobile, desktop computer) and the destination …

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The Secret Sauce Behind Steve Rubel’s Lifestream Workflow and Revamp of Mine

I have recently decided to seriously spend some time focusing on how to improve my Lifestreaming workflow.  I have found that creating an effective workflow is one of the most challenging aspects of Lifestreaming. I don’t feel my current method is very good and needed to change. There are many variables that will determine your …

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Lifestreaming 101 Flash Animation and Video Explanation in Plain English

VizEdu, a site that explains Social Media, Web2.0, Search and Emerging technologies visually, just posted an animation that provides an overview of Lifestreaming. For their example they illustrate FriendFeed’s use as a service and provide Steve Rubel’s Lifestream as an example. It’s a nice quick overview of Lifestreaming that can be used as a tool …

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Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft All Slowly Start Their Lifestreaming Initiatives

little over a month ago Yahoo announced that they were turning user profile pages into a social control panel. I spent a little time when they launched and was less than impressed. It was apparent that they had given a small half-hearted effort trying to create a Lifestream. Hutch Carpenter wrote a clear plan on …

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