Category: QS Gallery

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2015 QS Visualization Gallery: Round 4

August 13, 2015

We’re excited to share another round of personal data visualizations from our QS community. Below you’ll find another five visualizations of different types of personal data. Make sure to check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 as well! Name: Damien Catani Description: This is an overview of how I have been doing today against my daily habit targets….

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2015 QS Visualization Gallery: Part 3

July 28, 2015

We’re excited to share another round of personal data visualizations from our QS community. Below you’ll find another five visualizations of different types of personal data. Make sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 as well! Name: Edward Dench Description: All recorded flights I’ve taken. Tools: Manual entry into openflights.org (there is an interface using…

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2015 QS Visualization Gallery: Part 2

July 17, 2015

We’re back again with another round of visualizations from our QS15 Conference and Expo attendees. In today’s batch you’ll see a variety of representations of different tracking projects, from tracking biometrics while watching a movie to running distance over nearly 13 years. Enjoy! Name: Bob Troia Description: I tracked my heart rate, HRV, and galvanic…

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2015 QS Visualization Gallery: Part 1

July 9, 2015

In 2013, just prior to our our Quantified Self Global Conference, we asked conference attendees to send us examples of their own personal data visualizations that they found especially meaningful. We were blown away by what everyone shared with us. From visualizations of blood glucose readings to GPS traces and plots of time tracking and…

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Visualizing Our Quantified Self

September 16, 2014

At our 2013 Quantified Self Global Conference we were excited to share a variety of beautiful and insightful data visualizations from our community. In the months leading up to the conference we asked attendees to send in their own personal data visualizations along with a short description. In our 6 years of hosting Quantified Self…

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QS Gallery: John Caddell

December 12, 2013

Today’s QS Gallery image comes to use from John Caddell who states, This is a simple graph showing the trend in the ratio of work accomplishments to setbacks, month over month. According to the book “The Progress Principle” by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer, to feel as if you’re making overall progress at work, you…

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QS Gallery: David El Achkar

December 6, 2013

We thought it would be nice to post David’s 138 days of activities visualization here. Make sure to watch his talk from the 2013 QS Global Conference to learn how he created this and what he’s learned from tracking his time. This is my life during the past six months. Each square = 15 minutes….

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QS Gallery: Nick Winter

November 21, 2013

Nick Winter is a tracker, self-experimenter, and builder of popular tools (like Quantified Mind). Nick sent us this amazing visualization of his percentile feedback system he uses to keep track of his work efficiency. My percentile feedback graph of my development productivity helps my motivation -Nick Winter

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QS Gallery: Doug Kanter

November 20, 2013

Doug Kanter shared this beautiful and unique visualization of his blood glucose with us. Be sure to take a peak at his other great visualizations and his wonderful talk at the 2013 Quantified Self Global Conference. This is a visualization of one month of my blood sugar readings from October 2012. I see that my…

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QS Gallery: Eric Jain

November 19, 2013

Today’s gallery image comes to us from Eric Jain. Eric is the creator of Zenobase a neat data aggregation and tracking system. He’s also been a great contributor to our community at meetups in Seattle, our conferences, and on the forum. This map shows my outdoor trips in the Pacific Northwest since 2008. Red is…

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QS Gallery: Mark Moschel

November 14, 2013

Today’s gallery image is from the co-organizer of the Chicago QS Meetup group, Mark Moschel. Mark has been experimenting with various methods of self-tracking and has even built a neat SMS-based tracking tool called Ask Me Every. You can read more about his tracking and work at the wonderful Experimentable blog. This visualization shows 3…

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QS Gallery: Aaron Parecki

November 13, 2013

We thought it fitting to include Aaron Parecki’s great visualization of his GPS tracking logs here in our QS Gallery. If you haven’t already, you can view his great talk here, during which he describes his process. Five years of my personal GPS logs.

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QS Gallery: Bill Schuller

November 12, 2013

Today’s QS Gallery entry comes to us from Bill Schuller. Be sure to check out his blog, Data Obsessive, to learn more about this visualization and other interesting self-tracking projects. A driver made a left turn from a stright-only lane right in front of me as I was proceeding straight through the intersection from my…

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QS Gallery: Mette Dyhrberg

November 4, 2013

This great QS visualization comes to us from Mette Dyhrberg, a member of our QS New York community. I gained a lot of insights from this heat map. The most obvious weight gain was no surprise — that’s when I periodically don’t track. In any case, the big picture patterns are easily identified with a…

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QS Gallery: Bob Troia

November 2, 2013

This entry comes to us from Bob Troia. Bob runs the excellent Quantified Bob blog where he explores self-tracking and experimentation. Make sure to check out this post where he explains how he created this great visualization of his movement data. Here’s a cool visualization of approximately 1 month of my location data in and around…

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QS Gallery: Anita Lillie

November 1, 2013

Our first post in our new ongoing QS Gallery Series comes to us from Anita Lille, a member of our Bay Area QS community and fantastic data visualization designer. click for larger image This is concatenation of screenshots from my sleep app. Most sleep apps don’t let you zoom out like this and still see…

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The QS Gallery: Personal Data, Personal Meaning

October 31, 2013

On October 10th and 11th we held our fifth Quantified Self conference. These conferences have become a wonderful part of our ongoing work to share how people get personal meaning from their personal data. QS Show&Tells are the cornerstone of the program. In these short talks, we get to hear what you did, how you…