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Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth

March 8, 2017

A review of Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth — A Life Beyond “Cheaper by the Dozen,” a biography of one of the greatest early biometricians written by Jane Lancaster.

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Mood Sharing and Experimentation (Get Your Mood On: Part 5)

February 3, 2013

Welcome to part 5 of the QS book on mood tracking that Robin Barooah and I wrote. This chapter has some tips that we’ve found helpful for getting started with mood tracking. Enjoy! — Once you’ve been tracking mood for a while, and have a good baseline established, it’s time to play. What if you could influence…

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DIY Mood Tracking (Get Your Mood On: Part 4)

January 25, 2013

Welcome to part 4 of the QS book on mood tracking that Robin Barooah and I wrote. This chapter has some tips that we’ve found helpful for getting started with mood tracking. Enjoy! — The excitement of starting a tracking project can lead to a classic newbie behavior of tracking too many things at once. This can…

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How Is Mood Measured? (Get Your Mood On: Part 2)

December 16, 2012

Welcome to part 2 of the QS book on mood tracking that Robin Barooah and I wrote. This chapter walks through the various ways of measuring mood. Please enjoy, and share anything we’ve missed in the comments! — How Is Mood Measured? When someone asks you how you’re feeling, how do you reply? With a…

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Get Your Mood On: Part 1

December 9, 2012

If you’re curious about mood tracking, you’re in for a treat. Robin Barooah and I have written a book compiling our knowledge and experiences of mood tracking, and we’ll be posting chapters of the book here for your enjoyment and feedback. Without further ado, here is the introduction! — Alex’s story: I can honestly say…