Marko is a former free-fighting competitor and MMA trainer as well as esports enthusiast. He will talk about the effect certain foods and beverages have on his blood glucose which he has been measuring over the span of 2 weeks continually with an implantable glucose measuring device.
Rui is a long time member of the Berlin Quantified Self Meetup group and has developed the app QuantiFocus, a versatile tracking app. He will be talking about what made him build his own app and how he uses it to track his life.
Talk at the Quantified Self Meetup Berlin November 25th, 2015.
Tracing the roots of self-surveillance
"Insights from personal annual reports 1905-1938"
Contemporary development in self-surveillance software and hardware not only promotes the collection of personal data but has fundamentally changed the way people describe and visualise their life. However, even in the pre-technology era, life documentation was not solely limited to photo albums and diaries. The personal annual reports 1905-1938 from German zoologist Carl Apstein reveal surprising insights in pre-technological life logging.