Tag: mobile


Sara Cambridge on Crowdsourced Dietary Ratings

June 10, 2013

Sara Cambridge is an interaction designer and a frequent contributor to the Quantified Self community. This past spring she was tasked with creating a unique information visualization as part of her graduate coursework at the UC Berkeley iSchool. Given her interest in QS she chose to use her experience with tracking her diet using the…


Jakob Larsen: My Experience with a Smartphone Brainscanner

April 13, 2012

 Jakob Larsen and his team at the Mobile Informatics Lab at the Technical University of Denmark have developed a way to build a real-time 3-D model of your brain using a smartphone and the Emotiv EPOC game controller headset. In the Ignite talk below, Jakob describes how the fourteen sensors in this mobile EEG device rival…


Michael Doherty on OpenRTMS

April 23, 2011

Michael Doherty talks about the Open Source Real Time Mobile Sensor Platform he is developing, which flexibly connects a wide variety of sensors to online databases. He wants to make mobile tracking more accessible, and imagines people using it with their own sensors, as well as kids using it to collect environmental data on class…


Where’s the Universal Self-Tracking Gadget?

October 29, 2010

A few months ago I was fatigued and decided to try a more rigorous sleep hygiene routine to see if it would help (it did). To make the experiment fun I thought I’d look for a nifty iPhone app to track the data. After a fairly extensive search I noticed that most of the tools…


Mobile Therapy: Mood Mapping by Cell Phone

April 30, 2010

Can your cell phone replace your therapist, or make cognitive behavior therapy more accessible to a wider audience? Margaret Morris of the Digital Health Group at Intel sent in an article that addresses this question, published today in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Mobile Therapy: Case Study Evaluations of a Cell Phone Application for…


Non-Invasive Health Monitoring Tools

January 2, 2010

Non Invasive Health Monitoring with mHealth View more documents from Bart Collet. Is health going mobile? It certainly seems so. Belgian blogger Bart Collet posted this fantastic compilation of tools and services for mobile health. Many of the companies in this presentation I hadn’t ever heard of before, which goes to show how quickly this…


Make Your Own Mobile Self Tracker with Google Docs

May 13, 2009

Today we’re going to learn how to build your own multi-purpose mobile self-tracking application. The origin of this simple tracking method lies in the second QS Show&Tell when I outlined my dream self-tracking system and expressed a wish that somebody would build it. Among other things, I wanted an easy way to capture any kind…