Exercise & Weight tracking, Quantified Self Europe

November 26th, 2011
by jodi

My talk on exercise and weight tracking at QuantifiedSelfEurope was video’d and will be world-viewable on the Quantified Self blog at some point in the future.

So far being visible has been beneficial, so despite the challenge, I’m sharing slides. As I said during the talk, an exercise monitor is something of a conversation piece: to ask a fat person “Are you trying to lose weight?” is generally rude. But an exercise monitor has been a point of entry to me for useful conversations and interesting ideas (like weight averaging and tracking tools).

I’ll add video when that’s available.

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2 Responses to “Exercise & Weight tracking, Quantified Self Europe”

  1. jodischneider.com/blog » Quantified Self Europe, Saturday morning. Says:

    [...] This weekend I’m in Amsterdam for Quantified Self Europe. So far this morning I’ve met Arduino hackers, seen several talks about monitoring heart rate (continuously, cool, or even with swimming goggles) and lung capacity. Oh, and given a talk about Exercise and Weight tracking. [...]

  2. Mark Says:

    Let’s play blog tennis!

    I will look at this tomorrow when I am not shivering from the cold.

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