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Richard Sprague: Microbiome Gut Cleanse

September 6, 2016

In this talk, Richard Sprague shares his attempt to improve his sleep quality by increasing the amount of bifidobacterium in his gut through eating potato starch. You’ll learn why he took the extreme step of flushing his digestive tract and rebuilding it from scratch.

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2015 QS Visualization Gallery: Round 4

August 13, 2015

We’re excited to share another round of personal data visualizations from our QS community. Below you’ll find another five visualizations of different types of personal data. Make sure to check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 as well! Name: Damien Catani Description: This is an overview of how I have been doing today against my daily habit targets….

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Steven Zhang: Concussions, Headaches and the Whole30 Elimination Diet

July 16, 2015

  At every conference, a synchronicity will occur where a few talks cover a similar, but previously unexplored topic. At QS15, we were surprised to see an increased discussion of concussions. It’s hard to know whether this is due to random chance or a glimmer of the zeitgeist, but we like to take note of…

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A Computer on Your Finger: OURA at QS15

June 15, 2015

One June 18-20 we’re hosting ourQS15 Conference and Expo and we’re delighted that so many great toolmakers will be joining us to show off their devices, apps, and services. We’ve  asked each of our toolmakers to give us a bit more background information about their company and what they’re excited about. If you’d like to meet…

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See Your Zzz: Beddit at QS15

June 11, 2015

Next week we’re hosting our QS15 Conference and Expo and we’re delighted that so many great toolmakers will be joining us to show off their devices, apps, and services. We’ve  asked each of our toolmakers to give us a bit more background information about their company and what they’re excited about. If you’d like to meet these…

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Tracking the Recovery Process: Learn from Maggie Delano at QS15

December 1, 2014

Join us at our upcoming QS15 Global Conference and Exposition on June 18-20 in San Francisco to learn how to use self-tracking tools to aid in recovery and get back into a productive lifestyle without overdoing it. Maggie Delano was diagosed with Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) after hitting her head over Labor Day Weekend. To recover, she had to give…

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Ben Finn: Improving My Sleep

November 24, 2014

Benn Finn has been battling issues with his sleep ever since he was a teenager. His sleep was suffering from the usual problems we’ve all faced: taking too long to get to sleep, waking up too often, waking up late, and being tired during the day. He made plan to fix his issues by researching…

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How to Track Your Sleep: Learn from Daniel Gartenberg at QS15

November 11, 2014

It’s commonly believed that we sleep away approximately a third of our lives. Is it good sleep? Does it help us refresh and regenerate? What can we do to make our time spent in bed even better? Join us at our upcoming QS15 Global Conference and Exposition on June 18-20 in San Francisco to learn first-hand…

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Christel De Maeyer: My Journey With Sleep Monitoring

September 29, 2014

Like many people, Christel de Maeyer felt that her sleep could be better. Presenting at our 2013 conference in Europe, Christel shares what she learned from collecting over three years of sleep data. What did Christel do? Christel tracked her sleep for 2 years with various devices. She tested the effects of different variables on her sleep…

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Kouris Kalligas: Analyzing My Weight and Sleep

September 15, 2014

Like anyone who has ever been bombarded with magazine headlines in a grocery store checkout line, Kouris Kalligas had a few assumptions about how to reduce his weight and improve his sleep. But data from his wireless scale, diet tracking application, activity tracking devices, and sleep app revealed surprising results.