Tag: NYQS13


Roger Craig Wins Jeopardy Championship with Knowledge Tracking

November 17, 2011

Roger Craig had a dream of being on Jeopardy, and he took a QS approach to making it happen. He downloaded all historical Jeopardy questions and answers into a database, clustering the questions by topic and keyword, and built a web tool around it to quiz himself. He visualized his answers to see where his…


Ari Meisel on Curing the Incurable Through Self-Experimentation

October 10, 2011

Ari cured himself of Crohn’s disease by experimenting with some unusual supplements, nutrition and fitness regimens, and tracking every bit of it. Four years ago, Ari was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. After a couple of years of intense pain, sixteen pills a day, and yet another visit to the hospital, he decided to take control…


New York QS Show&Tell #13 Recap

September 25, 2011

Last month 75 QSers attended the New York Show&Tell #13 that was held on Wednesday, August 24th at NYU ITP, one of our regular sponsors in New York. Thank you to my co-organizer, Brian Gallegos, who helped pull together this recap for the blog. Ari Meisel Ari cured himself of Crohn’s disease by experimenting with…