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Mark Wilson: Three Years of Logging my Inbox

February 17, 2016

“My inbox has become a barometer of my stress level.” Email overwhelm is something that most people of first world means can relate to. Getting a handle on this digital deluge is a Sisyphean endeavor that is, perhaps, only endured by deluding ourselves into thinking that it is possible if only we found the right…

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Ian Billett: Tracking My Time, My Life

December 2, 2014

The days I use my time wisely are the days when I feel most fuliflled and therefore happy. Ian Billett stumbled upon our Quantified Self website here and instantly became fascinated by our community of individuals who were learning about themselves through different technology. With his interest piqued, he began to investigate how he could…

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Hands Free Heart Rate Tracking

April 17, 2013

A quick post here to highlight some interesting developments in the heart rate tracking space. Tracking and understanding heart rate has been a cornerstone of self-tracking since, well since someone put two fingers on their neck and decided to write down how many pulses they felt. We’ve come a long way from that point. If…

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Make Your Own ECG System at Home

August 30, 2009

Scott Harden, of The Blogging Rotagonist, has created a cheap, functional DIY ECG machine that you can build at home for $1 worth of parts. He has circuit diagrams, various plots of his data, and the Python code he used for his project in this detailed blog post, along with videos like the one below….