Seattle Quantified Self Show + Tell #9

Thanks to everyone who came to our meetup last Wednesday at YearUp Puget Sound.

We had six fantastic talks covering theology, psychology for members of the military, pushups, stress, sleep and personal growth.

See them now on our Vimeo channel.

With uncharacteristic speed, we've scheduled the next one! Please come and bring your enthusiasm for self-tracking and self-experiment. You and your graphs, spreadsheets, biometric devices, practical solutions and crazy notions are all welcome. In general, we'd prefer real self-tracking projects you're working on yourself, rather than sales pitches or tools for someone else to use. We'll have a social hour from 6 pm to 7 pm, followed by a series of short 5 minute talks and discussion.

We want to hear about what you've been tracking! If you're interested in doing a show + tell, please email the organizers in advance so we have an idea of what to expect.

Finally, thanks to our friends at YearUp for providing the space, and EveryMove for sponsoring refreshments.

 

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  • david r.

    Great talks and conversation! Thanks to everyone who came -- please let us know what you thought of our experiment with breakout sessions!

    December 11, 2012

  • Jessie H.

    Great variety of measurements to think about - a bit rushed on the new gadgets to understand them

    December 11, 2012

  • Jonathan David C.

    Everyone- would love feedback on Expereal iPhone app. Appreciate the time. http:www.expereal.com

    December 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone working on QS apps for Windows Phone?

    December 6, 2012

  • Shikha

    Thanks for the link to Vimeo channel. I have watched a few videos and they are motivating. Look forward to be part of the next event !

    December 5, 2012

  • Dan B.

    I'm investigating "information diets" (cf. Clay Johnson) for my graduate research. I am interested in how QS can apply here, and would love to hear your thoughts. If you've tracked some or all of your own media consumption, why did you start, what did you want to achieve? What tools and practices work well for you? What data do you collect? How do you analyze it? What didn't work well? What have you learned - about either yourself, or the larger domain of tracking media consumption? If you haven't been including your media consumption in your QS tracking, why not? Is it because you don't have a need? Don't have appropriate tools? Too much work? I'll be attending the meetup and would love to discuss there - but don't hesitate to reply here!

    November 25, 2012

    • Craig A.

      Hi Dan, I track how much TV I watch per day (tallied weekly, monthly, etc. and how much I read. Be happy to share why's and how's etc at next meeting...

      November 25, 2012

    • Juliana A.

      Hi Dan--I would love to talk with you but it looks like I'll be traveling for the next meet-up. I'm a big media and tracking junkie. I do it less to tally the time, but more to keep track, record and also to look for ways to be more efficient. I use a few social services like GetGlue and for books GoodReads. I like GoodReads a lot--just hit a goal I set there of reading 100 books this year which was tracked for me, and the ability to track books I've read. I'm always looking for ways to be more efficient. If you take a look at Robert Pozen author of Extreme Productivity, he has some good advice on reading several newspapers a day efficiently. --Juliana

      November 28, 2012

  • David K.

    Hey Jonathan, the app looks cool! I'll check it out.

    November 12, 2012

  • David K.

    Hey Jonathan, the app looks cool! I'll check it out.

    November 12, 2012

  • David K.

    Hey Jonathan, the app looks cool! I'll check it out.

    November 12, 2012

  • Jonathan David C.

    Fellow QSers: I created a free QS iPhone app called Expereal, and am looking for testers/feedback - positive and negative. Thank you: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/expereal/id571041935?mt=8

    November 6, 2012

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