Results from Show&Tell Archive
Putting Numbers to Sleep
Maria Benet has been tracking her sleep since July, 2014. She wanted to track her sleep so she can learn more about her sleep patterns. A good night’ sleep makes her positive, productive, and active. A night with little sleep leaves her gloomy, sluggish, but it can also inspire her to write lugubrious poetry or to explore the finer points on a pessimistic outlook on life. In this talk, she explores her data to see what affects her sleep quality and whether or not she can trust the data or her own perception.
To Sleep-Perchance To Rem
For about the past 10 years, Ariel was consistently and chronically fatigued and tired and I really didn’t know why. Ariel went to many doctors and got many diagnoses and a lot of medications and nothing really seemed to be helping. Ariel then went into a sleep study, a polysomnography, and it came out that she had sleep apnea with zero percent deep sleep and would waken up about 10 times an hour. According to the deep sleep, her 30 years old is actually a 60 years old.
Tracking and Improving My Sleep
Quantified Self organizer and cognitive science researcher, Daniel Gartenberg, is interested in sleep and his passion is this idea of not just tracking sleep but actually being able to improve sleep. He also makes sleep apps. He started tracking his sleep after his business partner contacted him on a recent scientific finding, where basically one could enhance deep sleep auditory stimulation that replicates the frequency of one's own brainwaves when in deep sleep. In this talk, he shares his tips on tracking and improving his sleep.
Sleep As A Galaxy
Danielle Roberts shares the background behind the artwork that she designed for Emfit. Danielle is a long-time tracker and took a month of sleep data she captured using Emfit. She analyzed the data and visualized it into a final presentable art piece that she calls "Sleep as a Galaxy."
Laurie Frick is a visual artist that make work, objects, and installations that relate to brain rhythm. In the video, she presents her amazing work on daily activity charts and sleep charts translated to art. She measured her nightly sleep for over 3 years using a ZEO eeg headband and has almost 1000 nights of sleep data.
My Journey with Sleep Monitoring
Christel de Maeyer
Like many people, Christel de Maeyer felt that her sleep could be better. Presenting at our 2013 conference in Europe, Christel shares what she learned from collecting over three years of sleep data. Before self-tracking, Christel felt that she woke up frequently during the night, and the Zeo confirmed this.
Sleep and Food: an experiment in progress
Tim Vink is a student at Delft University of Technology, Holland. In this talk, he shares how he got started with the Quantified Self movement. He also discusses his 40 day experiment on sleep and what he learned. Currently, he's studying food because he found that food effects your clarity levels.
Tracking My Sleep And Resting Heart Rate
Jakob Eg Larsen
Jakob Eg Larsen is an Associate Professor at the Technical University of Denmark. He has long-term data on his sleep and his resting heart rate. In this video, Jakob talks about how these two types of data are linked. He also shares what he learned and the insights that he has obtained from the longitudinal tracking of his sleep and resting heart rate.
Concussions, Headaches and the Whole30 Elimination Diet
Steven Zhang shares his history of tracking and measuring concussions, headaches and sleep patterns along with an intervention he did to improve his sleep. After constantly suffering from headaches, he decided to take action and track them post a concussion the year prior. He used Taplog to collect his data to analyze if he was indeed improving.