Tag Archives: Blogs

Kiel Gilleade on The Body Blogger

From the London QS Show&Tell meetup group: Kiel Gilleade talks about his experiences with tracking his heart rate 24×7 and sharing it in real-time via the Internet. More information about the project can be found at Kiel’s Physiological Computing Site and at his BodyBlogger Twitter stream. Watch the video below to hear Kiel talk about the interesting social ramifications of continuous heart rate tracking, and what he has learned about alcohol, sleep, and stress.

The Body Blogger – Physiology in a Public Space from Kiel Gilleade on Vimeo.

Posted in Videos | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

7 Secrets to Maximize Social Media with Minimal Time

Social media is an addictive time suck. We know that, but we still spend almost a quarter of our time on social networking sites. Can this be optimized? Can we get most of the benefits of Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn without such a time cost?
People have increasingly been asking me these questions, so I decided to put together a list of my top secrets to social media savvy.
If you have a message to spread about your project and you want to reach a big audience without twittering yourself into a stupor, this list is for you. #7 is the most important one, so make sure to read all the way to the end.

Continue reading

Posted in Discussions | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Top 38 Data Blogs to Watch

Nathan Yau at the FlowingData blog has compiled a list of “37 Data-ish Blogs You Should Know About.”

His list includes blogs on statistics, visualizations, maps, design, and “others worth noting,” a category that includes our own Quantified Self blog. Thanks Nathan! (Adding Nathan’s blog to the list makes 38.)

Happy RSS-ing!

Posted in News and Pointers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment