I have tracked my weight changes throughout my lifetime, and thanks to my baby book, various medical record requests, and information I kept in notebooks, I now have a lifetime weight history graph that I showed in my recent presentation at QS15. For a long time, I have wanted to be able to track my body fat… Read More Thoughts on Improving My Body Fat Data Collection
At the recent QS15 conference, a video of a 3D human body model kicking, punching and bending caught my eye. It was playing on a monitor at the Body Labs booth, so I stopped to learn more about it and talk to developer Paul Melnikow. Body Labs is a company based in New York City that develops software that you can… Read More Body Labs: Visualizing Your Body in 3D
One of the best show and tell talks I saw at QS15 was Damian Catani’s presentation about dream tracking. He has been tracking his dreams since he was 17! Now 35, he has a wealth of information about how many dreams he tracked over the years and their content. As I sat in Damien’s talk, I… Read More Dream Tracking and Planning Your Future with Goalmap
While I was at QS 15, I heard that Fitbit had made their data export free. I have been using Zenobase for a while now to store and export my hourly Fitbit data, but I was interested to see what FitBit was now offering their users. I am not sure whether this new feature was added… Read More Exporting Your Data from Fitbit-Now For Free!
I was fortunate to attend the QS15 conference in San Francisco June 18-20. The three day event was organized by QS Labs. Between the conference and the public expo that followed, this event gathered thousands of people together to learn about new devices and share what they’ve learned from using self-tracking tools and technologies. You can… Read More My Trip to the QS15 Conference Begins
I saw many new devices at QS15 that would have been useful to me during my weight loss and health improvement journey. I’ll share about them individually so that I can give each the attention it deserves. I am working on a post about the trip to and from the quantified self conference, but that’s going to… Read More The Scanadu Scout-a New Device Coming for Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home or Away
I started this post before QS15, the quantified self conference I attended last week, but I thought I’d finish it now. I did a show and tell presentation ) that focused on what I did, how I did it, and what I learned from adopting tracking approaches and technologies for weight loss and maintenance. You can… Read More Addressing Flaws in My Quantified Self Data Collection Approaches