Tag: europe


Talking QS for Kids with Sesame Workshop!

March 31, 2014

Sesame Street has been teaching kids to count since 1969. It was a big part of my childhood and I always loved it. After all, children get measured a lot: weighed, evaluated, tested. If we adults sometimes wonder how the powerful techniques of quantification can be used for our own benefit, rather than merely serving…


A Look Inside the 2014 Quantified Self Europe Conference

February 17, 2014

At Quantified Self Labs, we create and host events that bring together our community of trackers, toolmakers, researchers, and other individuals interested in how self-tracking is shaping our culture. We focus mainly on  meetups and conferences. With the 2014 Quantified Self Europe Conference coming up in May, we thought we’d let you know what makes it a unique and rewarding…


Announcing New Talks for QS Europe Conference!

April 8, 2013

The QS Europe 2013 Conference in Amsterdam is one month away! Here are some more of the awesome talks and sessions that will be given by QS community members. Check them out below, and please remember to register soon if you’d like to come – there are only a few tickets left. Hope to see you there! — New Show&Tells…


Sneak Peek of QS Europe Conference Program

March 7, 2013

Only two months to go until the QS Europe 2013 Conference in Amsterdam! So we thought we’d release part of the program of awesome talks and sessions that will be given by QS community members. Check it out below, and please remember to register soon if you’d like to come – there are only 100 tickets left. Hope…


Announcing QS Europe 2013!

October 8, 2012

We’re excited to announce the fourth Quantified Self conference, to be held May 11-12, 2013 at Casa 400 in Amsterdam. Registration is now open, and please feel free to tweet… now! Quantified Self Europe 2013 is our fourth conference for users and tool makers interested in self-tracking systems, and our second time in Amsterdam. It will be…


Ulrich Atz: Experience Sampling of My Stress

March 25, 2012

Ulrich Atz was curious about measuring his stress levels. He chose three methods to do this: experience sampling, day reconstruction method, and heart rate. In the video below, he helpfully describes how he went about designing his experiment, how the different methods work and the challenges of each one, and what he learned. He was…


Kiel Gilleade: Lessons from a year of heart rate data

March 10, 2012

Kiel Gilleade researches physiological computing. He streams his heart rate data to Twitter, live, 24 hours a day. Over the course of a year, he learned how his heart rate responded to different events, dietary intake, and changes in routine. He was also surprised to learn that he didn’t get up until 8 am! His friends and…


Videos from Quantified Self Europe Conference

February 10, 2012

We’re excited to announce that the videos from the Quantified Self Europe conference in Amsterdam are starting to come online! I’ll be posting them individually here on the blog, but if you can’t wait for that, you can find some of them here on Vimeo. Also, QS Amsterdam member Kees Plattel put together this beautiful…


Quantified Self Europe starts!

November 26, 2011

An excited, sold-out crowd is gathered in Amsterdam today for our first Quantified Self Europe conference. You can follow along on Twitter with the hashtags #qs2011 and #qseurope. To give a bit of background for our Dutch readers, here is a video of Martijn Aslander, one of the QS Europe organizers, at a recent talk…


Announcing: Quantified Self Europe Conference, November 26-27

August 3, 2011

It’s an exciting day, brought to you by a team of dedicated QS’ers. We are hereby announcing the first Quantified Self Europe Conference, to be held November 26-27, 2011, in Amsterdam. Our first conference this past May in Mountain View was a success by however you’d like to measure it – people said it was…