Tag: gary wolf


An Introduction to the Quantified Self

February 26, 2014

A big piece of our work at QS Labs is supporting our worldwide community through the over 100 Quantified Self Meetups (see our sidebar at right). At our local meetup in the Bay Area, and others we’ve had the pleasure of visiting, we are consistently observing that nearly half of the attendees are new to…


Gary Wolf: Meditation Q&A

November 28, 2012

At a recent QS meetup in Boston, Gary shares a few quick insights on the challenges of restarting a tracking practice once you’ve stopped, gamification vs. motivation, and his experience of meditation. Check out the video below, as well as a more detailed discussion about his meditation practice. Gary Wolf – Boston QS Q&A –…


Quantified Self and the Future of Health

February 16, 2012

On February 7th, 2012 there was an amazing “meeting of the minds” at CALIT2 down in San Diego, CA. The local San Diego Quantified Self meetup group working in collaboration with CALIT2, the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, and the West Wireless Health Institute brought together Gary Wolf (Quantified Self founder), Larry Smarr…


Toolmaker Talk: Ross Larter (MoodPanda)

February 1, 2012

About three years ago, Gary Wolf wrote a detailed post on Measuring Mood — some tools are complicated enough to get you grouchy! Gallup goes through a lot of trouble to gauge the US happiness level on a daily basis. Others take a simple approach, such as Eric Kennedy’s recent talk at the Seattle QS meetup on Tracking…


How to Start Your Own Quantified Self Show&Tell

October 7, 2011

Since we started the Quantified Self in 2007, we’ve enjoyed watching the idea grow and spread. Recently, I decided to revise our FAQ about how to start a Quantified Self Show&Tell to take advantage of what we and others have learned from doing this many times over. I asked Show&Tell organizers around the world to…


Gary Wolf talks to Microsoft about Auto-Analytics

May 9, 2011

Bruno Aziza from Microsoft recently caught up with Gary in San Francisco to talk about Quantified Self and our upcoming conference. Listen to Gary’s keen insights on the variety of things people are tracking, what they are learning from the process, and where this is all going.


Gary’s Yi-Tan Podcast

July 1, 2010

Just released – Gary Wolf’s podcast with Jerry Michalski and Pip Coburn of the Yi-Tan Technology Community. Here’s the description, and the audio below: We’ve talked about Participatory Medicine and DIY in various ways, but we’ve only scratched the surface of what people are starting to do by collecting and sharing their health-related information. If…