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Why Annual Reporting

Lee Rogers

Lee Rogers has been collecting data about himself for over three years. Daily check-ins, movements, and other activities of his life are captured by automatic and passive systems and tools. What makes Lee a bit different than most is that he’s set up a personal automation system to collect and make sense of all that data.

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Lee Rogers: Why Annual Reporting

Ernesto Ramirez

Lee Rogers has been collecting data about himself for over three years. The daily checkins, movements, and other activities of his life are capture by automatic and passive systems and tools. What makes Lee a bit different than most is that he's set up a personal automation system to collect and make sense of all that data.

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Setting Goals And Holding Myself To Account

Lee Rogers

Lee Rogers is a total data nerd who has collected a few hundred thousand data points over many years. He aggregates his data using various online services. In this video, he shares his lessons learned from his goal dashboarding and annual reporting experiments.

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Quantifying with Kids

Victor Lee

Victor Lee discusses his QS project using a range of technologies (fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin) to track kids' activities throughout their days. Lee helps the students work with their data, make visualizations and analyze their results. .

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Kids and QS at Quantified Self Conferences: Victor Lee

Erica Tanamachi

Aligned with QS and learning, Victor Lee presents Quantifying with Kids at QS15 in San Francisco. As an educator, Lee spends most of his time thinking about how learning works. Lee discusses his QS project using a range of technologies (fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin) to track kids' activities throughout their days.

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Roger Craig Wins Jeopardy Championship with Knowledge Tracking

Alexandra Carmichael

Roger Craig had a dream of being on Jeopardy, and he took a QS approach to making it happen. He downloaded all historical Jeopardy questions and answers into a database, clustering the questions by topic and keyword, and built a web tool around it to quiz himself. He visualized his answers to see where his knowledge gaps were and help him optimize his learning.

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Roger Craig on Spaced Repetition and Anki

Ernesto Ramirez

Here at QS we're big fans of spaced repetition. We've seen it presented at various meetups where people have used different systems to learn languages, understand world geography, or in the case of today's subject, become one of the biggest winners on Jeopardy. Roger Craig has the distinct honor of not only being a wonderful advocate for Quantified Self, but having staring in our most watched Show&Tell video: "Roger Craig on Knowledge Tracking.

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Patients are the Real Scientists by Joyce Lee

Erica Tanamachi

Joyce Lee is a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Michigan and a leader in developing methods of collaborative clinical research with patient communities. In this talk from QSPH15, Joyce describes why patients are leading the way in developing new kinds of science, experimentation, and models of communicating knowledge based on her experience working with CGM in the Cloud, an online group supporting the DIY data project Nightscout.

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Parkinson's Tracking Update

Kevin Krejci

Kevin Krejci presents a short update about the ongoing self-tracking and treatment projects he’s undergoing as part of living with Parkinson’s Disease. Back in January, Kevin first presented his tracking journey and how he’s using different tools to understand and improve his life. Watch this talk to see how he’s progressing.

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New York QS Show&Tell #13 Recap

Steven Dean

Last month 75 QSers attended the New York Show&Tell #13 that was held on Wednesday, August 24th at NYU ITP, one of our regular sponsors in New York. Thank you to my co-organizer, Brian Gallegos, who helped pull together this recap for the blog. Ari Meisel Ari cured himself of Crohn's disease by experimenting with some unusual supplements, nutrition and fitness regimens and tracked every bit of it.