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Fight For Your Right To Recess

Cantor Soule-Reeves

Cantor Soule-Reeves is an 8 year old who goes to Richmond Elementary School in Portland, Oregon. The students of Richmond Elementary get 20 minutes of recess every day, however, when it rains recess is canceled. And, it rains a lot in Portland—about 164 days a year on average.

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Ten Years Of Tracking My Location

Aaron Parecki

Aaron Parecki will talk about what he's learned from using extensive continuous location data, based on a decade of experience.

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A Photo Every Minute: One Year Later

Rob Shields

Rob Shields has been wearing a camera phone around his neck that takes photos every minute. He has been doing this since August of last year. In this video, one year later, he talks about what has changed, what’s new, the things that have been working, and some of the stuff that haven't been working.

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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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Quantifying Seat Time

Mark Leavitt

Mark Leavitt is a physician and engineer. He has been on a quest for five years to use self-tracking to take control and master his personal health. In this video, he discusses how he did it, what tools he used and what it did for his health.

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Low Friction Personal Data Collection

Aaron Parecki

Aaron Parecki has been tracking various aspects of this life for years – specifically location, weight, and sleep. These are the three things Aaron has managed to track consistently. Combining these data sources helped him learn new things about himself.

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Meetup Today in Portland

Steven Jonas

There is a Quantified Self meetup happening in Portland tonight. Mark Leavitt will present an update to his Health E-Seat project (his office chair is a recliner/recumbent bike hybrid). It will feature some in-progress projects on tracking intentions and recording mood and music.

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Building My External Brain

Todd Greco

For the last decade Todd Greco has been using a variety of data sources to build up his exobrain, including recording every location he's visited, allowing him to call up each place individually or map them.

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Meetups This Week

Steven Jonas

There will be five Quantified Self groups on two continents getting together this week. To see when the next meetup in your area is, check the full list of the over 100 QS meetup groups in the right sidebar. Don’t see one near you? Why not start your own! Tuesday (September 9) Lansing, Michigan The Lansing group will be meeting for a conversation about Quantified Self.

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Kids and QS at Quantified Self Conferences: Cantor Soule-Reeves

Erica Tanamachi

Cantor Soule-Reeves presented his inspiring project, Fight for your Right to Recess  at QS17 in Amsterdam last year. With this project, Cantor proves how empowering data can actually be when analyzed. Cantor is an 8 year old who goes to Richmond Elementary School in Portland, Oregon.