Posts Tagged ‘lifelogging’

A man who recorded every detail of his life for five years has the ultimate way to live in the moment

Monday, February 8th, 2016

A man who recorded every detail of his life for 5 yrs Interesting combo of hi-tech camera & low-tech written logbook

“For example, the camera captured a meeting with a colleague in the office corridor, but that didn’t make it in to the log book. Or the log book captured a 30-minute task completed on the computer, but the camera missed that.

The result, as he had suspected, was that the combination was helping him capture more of his day. The log book allowed for reflection and the narrative camera added texture to the reflection.

The power of introspection

There is some scientific evidence of the benefits of Villarroel’s practice. “The experience is consistent with mindfulness practices, which have been shown to have great benefits,” Ronald Riggio, a psychologist at Claremont McKenna College, told Quartz. “The perception of time, however, is subjective.””

Here, Ansel! Sit, Avedon!

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Here, Ansel! Sit, Avedon! (Also, #Gopro #Lifelogging for cats. Next: fitbit & calorie-counting for dogs?


Last week, GoPro, a camera company made famous by surfers and other athletes who clip on its waterproof miniature Heros to record their adventures, introduced its own version: Fetch, a harness and camera mount designed for dogs. For years, pet owners had been rigging Heros to attach to their pets; perhaps you’ve seen the YouTube video of that surfing pig? …. As programmable digital cameras get smaller and cheaper, the universe of pet, uh, journalism — or is it fine art? — has exploded. Scientists on both sides of the Atlantic have been using these technologies to learn more about the habits of all manner of animals, including house cats. The work of Leo, a cat from
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, has been made into a poster…. A collaborative (what else to call them?) of Swiss cows posts their oeuvre at


Lifelogging: Crowdsourcing + life logs = big insights – tech – 10 January 2014 – New Scientist

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

#Lifelogging: Crowdsourcing + lifelogs = big insights => Glow for fertility. Next? Breath for asthma?–life-logs–big-insights.html HT @sam_c86