Max Winter Osterhaus on Total Consumption Tracking

October 31, 2010

From the Bay Area QS Show&Tell group: Max Winter Osterhaus (tagline: “I make charts”) talks about tracking all of his purchases for the past 5 years in incredible detail. He tracks right down to the kind of fruit or bread he buys, and admits to being somewhat addicted to combing through receipts. Watch the video below to see why Max does this and some of the surprising things he has learned.

Max Winter Osterhaus – Consumption Tracking from Gary Wolf on Vimeo.

Max has also started making visual charts for his body, garden, and other systems in his life, loosely based on his data. Here’s a bigger view of the chart from his video.


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