quantified self

The Ten Rings of The Mandarin

Tech Rings at CES – Become The Mandarin of Data Nerds

In the Marvel comics, one of Iron Man’s common enemies is The Mandarin. This villain is a warlord and criminal mastermind set on world domination; he rose to power after stumbling upon a set of Ten Rings. These rings were […]

documenting, sharing and interpreting my activity data

This week for class, I am documenting, sharing and interpreting my activity data (Fitbit). The first five pictures are different views of the data for the past week (10/22-10/27). At first glance, one would assume that Wednesday is my lazy day:

Mood Tracking Concept

This project imagines using a variety of data sources to track patients with mood disorders. Past trends in those sources correlated with identified mood patterns are used to identify upcoming episodes and deploy interventions to mitigate (notify therapist/friends/family, trigger automated

Mood Miner

Mood Tracking

This speculative design project was about the idea the we have many digital indicators that reflect our emotional state. Depressed people tend to use certain “junk” words (see Pennebaker’s work), so these known algorithms could detect emotional state from email

Body Shape Tracking

This is some brainstorming around various sensors one could possibly use/wear to monitor health or fitness progress. [Assignment] My role: sole contributor

Cybertecture Mirror

Cyber Mirror On the Wall

This seems like the perfect tool for a HealthVault enabled world. The bathroom is already a place where you’re thinking about your health and personal care, so providing a… This seems like the perfect tool for a HealthVault enabled world. The bathroom is already

apple fall 2010

Apple Announcements

I’ll be brief; well, maybe… Not many surprises (or any) in the announcements today, but there are a few thoughts/questions/takeaways that I have. Apple TV Naturally, as an AV geek I’m always interested in this type of thing. Cool that