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QS Community Revival

From: Chris
Sent on: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:38 PM

Hi all,

The QS community revival was a big success and the organizing team is already looking forward to the next event.

Please let us know if you would like to participate in any way and/or suggest ideas that come to mind. This is an open forum which thrives on engagement and feedback.

For example, Rosalind had a great time with everyone and therefore wants to loop in more of her community going forward.  We encourage others to do the same as we believe this, and your participation, is how we continue to advance the quality of interactions found in these gatherings.

Thanks again,

QS Committee

See below for comments from some of our show & tell and demo participants!


Professor Rosalind W. Picard, Sc.D.-

Founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, co-director of the Media Lab's Advancing Wellbeing Initiative, and faculty chair of MIT's Mind+Hand+Heart Initiative. She has co-founded Empatica, Inc. creating wearable sensors and analytics to improve health, and Affectiva, Inc. delivering technology to help measure and communicate emotion.

Michael Lustgarten-

With the goal of optimizing health, minimizing disease risk and maximizing lifespan, Michael Lustgarten, PhD, plans on continuing tracking of daily nutrition, circulating biomarkers, the microbiome, and eventually, his genome.

For more info, visit

or have a look at his book:

Alan Bachers-

Alan Bachers with the neurofeedback demo.  Great to see familiar and new faces and show some brains themselves working. A great group now past its first scope of meetings. Thanks Joshua, Maggie and Kenny.


At TYME we embbed technology into clothing to provide insights and feedback on breathing patterns, body movement and posture. Our mission is to make the workings of our bodies accessible and understandable to guide us towards a life of health and wellness.

Inside Tracker-

We loved hearing your stories and answering your questions. Now, we are happy to offer you the opportunity to track your blood biomarkers at an exclusive, Quantified Self, discounted rate. Head over to and use code QSJULY to receive 20% off any of our tests through the month of July. We look forward to helping you reach your goals and to hearing about your successes along the way.

Alex Chernavsky-

Alex Chernavsky's show-and-tell session focused on two areas: using 16 years'-worth of daily weight measures to evaluate weight-loss methods, and tracking his reaction time as a measure of brain function.  More information about both topics, along with a copy of his slide deck, is available at his site,

Laila Zemrani-

Laila is co-founder of Fitnescity, a precision wellness startup. She is currently working on improving wellness outcomes through personalization, visual analytics and body shape tracking.

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