Tag: experiments


Introducing iMeRG: The Individual Metabolic Research Group

February 19, 2015

Here at QS Labs we take great pride in supporting a worldwide network of meetup groups. From Bucharest to the Bay Area, we have over 100 groups meeting to discuss self-tracking, share experiences, and learn from each other. We wanted to highlight a new group, based in southern Oregon, that is using self-tracking to expand…


What would you do with your microbiome sequence?

August 1, 2012

If you had access to free microbiome sequencing tests, to detect and analyze bacteria living in the nose, mouth, skin, gastro-intestinal, and/or urogenital areas of the body, what experiments would you think up? Would you compare oral bacteria in people with lots of cavities vs. people with no cavities, look for differences between people with…


Micro Experiments

April 15, 2011

What’s the smallest thing you’ve tracked that had a short turnaround time but generated useful results? I’ve noticed that the kinds things we try here in the Quantified Self community are often longer-term experiments that seem to be a week or two long at a minimum. I think this is primarily due to the effects…


A Billion Little Experiments

December 21, 2009

I have been participating in the QS Show & Tell meetings since they started.  What those of us in the QS are working on today, and the interest we take in tracking and analyzing all aspects of our lives, is not quite mainstream yet. But many of us feel that like those pioneers in the…