Category: Meeting Recaps


Getting to Know the Gut: A QS Dublin Report

March 31, 2017

Earlier this month, the Quantified Self Dublin group got together for an engaging evening of talks on gut health by members of the local medical community. CDSA Explained Francesco Polito, a nutritional therapist, talked about the markers that are found in a Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA). This is a test that he has his clients get…


A Night of Cycling: A QS Belfast Report

March 29, 2017

Recently, the Quantified Self community in Belfast came together to learn from an Olympic cyclist on how he used personal data to inform his training. I spoke to Jonathan Bloomfield, QS Belfast’s organizer about how the evening went. Jonny has been running the group since 2015 and was happy to be hosted by Novosco, a…


Bay Area Meetup Recap

March 28, 2017

Last week the QS Bay Area group got together for an evening of Show&Tell talks at the Institute For The Future in Palo Alto. There were talks on gut health, time management, statistics and a self-experimentation lab. The first talk was from Karl Heilbron about a simple experiment where he supplemented his diet with probiotics and had…


Dispatch from QS Dublin: Results from a QS Community Survey

February 28, 2017

Today, we have a guest post from Justin Lawler, an organizer for the active and excellent Quantified Self group in Dublin, about a recent meetup. If you are a QS organizer, feel free to contact me about writing a recap of one of your events. -Steven Recently, the Dublin Quantified Self meetup group gathered at the…


Tidings: QS Ann Arbor Meetup Recap

February 5, 2015

Today’s post comes to us from PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Informationist for the Health Sciences, University of Michigan and a member of the QS Ann Arbor meetup group. It first appeared on her excellent Emerging Technologies Librarian blog and we’re happy to republish it here. Last week, I felt really lucky that I was able to make…


Tidings: QS St. Louis Show&Tell

July 28, 2014

The St. Louis QS meetup group just checked in with a recap of their fifth show&tell meetup. They’ve been growing fast, with now over 100 members in their community and are exploring fun new ways to encourage and inspire their group. Last week, about 20 members got together to watch and discuss some of their…


Tidings: QS Washington DC Show&Tell

July 25, 2014

Today’s Tidings dispatch is from Daniel Gartenberg, co-organizer of the Washington DC meetup group. Read below to hear about their recent meetup. It sounds like a great time and we can’t wait to share the videos from these interesting talks. We had our biggest meetup yet at 1776 – a start-up hub located in the…


Tidings: QS Auckland Show&Tell

July 22, 2014

We’ve just heard from Camille Nicodemus about the sixth Auckland, New Zealand QS Show&Tell held on July 15, 2014 . Since Auckland is still getting off the ground they’re currently hosting about 6-8 people at the meetup, where they discuss their personal tracking projects in a open round-table format. They have been getting some recognition in their area as…


Tidings: QS Southern Oregon Show&Tell

July 21, 2014

Our friends in Southern Oregon had their 3rd Quantified Self meeting yesterday at Rogue Hack Lab, a makerspace in Medford, Oregon. Dr. Dawn Lemanne, who organized the meeting, recorded the event on her mobile, and we’ll post it as soon as it arrives. One especially interesting note from this meeting: We hear from Dr. Lemanne that the attendees had…


QS Chicago Meetup Recap

April 2, 2014

This guest post comes to us from Mark Moschel and Eugene Granovsky, the co-organizers of the Chicago Quantified Self meetup group. At their recent meetup on March 26, 2014 they had three great talks from community members. If you live in the Chicago area why not join the group! Dan Abreu on GeoTracking Dan travels a lot….


QSXX Boston Meetup Recap

March 17, 2014

This post comes to us from Maggie Delano, an organizer for QSXX Boston- the Boston Women’s QS Meetup group.  The QSXX Boston Chapter held our fifth meetup on March 3rd, 2014. We had a guest Amy Merrill from The Hormone Project talk about the direction of this new project. As a group, we discussed how something…


Toronto Meetup Recap

November 18, 2013

A few weeks ago the Toronto QS Meetup group hosted their 22nd show&tell meetup. Check out these great sketchnotes from Sacha Chua then hit the links below to watch videos of the meetup talks.   Mike talks about Push Strength, a strength and fitness tracking device. Duane Hewitt gives an update on his 23&Me data…


QS NYC Meetup Recap

October 29, 2013

This guest post comes to us from Konstantin Augemberg who covers many interesting Quantified Self topics and his personal tracking experience on the wonderful MeasuredMe blog.   On Monday, September 30, Quantified NYC group has held its 23th meetup. The event was graciously hosted by Projective Space which offers collaborative community space to over 60 startups. With…


London's August Meetup

September 26, 2013

  London’s August Meetup sessions are now up on Vimeo. Drop what you’re doing and head on over for: Anxiety and Me by Farzana Dudhwala Long Run Quantification by Mathew Beard Skill Acquisition by Adam Johnson See them now before they’re converted to 3D and have lost all their QS edginess. Videos can all be found…


QS Los Angeles Meetup Recap

March 20, 2013

This guest post comes to us from QS Los Angeles member, Mark Krynsky. I went to the Los Angeles Quantified Self Meetup meeting on March 7th and had a fantastic time meeting like-minded people that are all willing to experiment and share their experiences. The meetup was held at the artisanal engineering studios of the…


Recap of Louisville QS Winter Meetup

February 15, 2013

This is a guest post from Chris Hall, organizer of QS Louisville. Thanks Chris!! — Coming off of a Sunday morning spread of our last QS Louisville event, in the Louisville Courier Journal, we threw another Quantified Self Meetup just last Wednesday. This time we were in the World Headquarters of the Beam Bluetooth Toothbrush. I roped Alex…


Recap of the First Melbourne QS Meetup

February 11, 2013

This is a guest post from Philip Goebel of Melbourne, Australia. Thanks Phil! — On January 30th, QS Melbourne held its first Show & Tell. It was on Melbourne University campus, with the space being organized by the university’s Interaction Design Lab and some light snacks and drinks for the audience provided by the Health and…


Berlin QS Show&Tell #1 Recap

December 12, 2012

This post was kindly sent in by Peter Lewis and Florian Schumacher, translated from Arne Tensfeldt’s original post in German. — The first Show & Tell meetup of theBerlin International Quantified Self Group took place on November 22nd. The Berlin QS Group had been founded several weeks earlier for the English-speaking Berlin community. With around 70 participants, the meetup was…


QS Worldwide

December 7, 2012

A big part of what we do here at Quantified Self is support and promote our amazing meetup groups around the world. We have a wonderful network of meetups  in over 70 cities in more than 15 countries around the world. We wouldn’t be able to post all the great videos and articles here on…