SVT 21 augusti 2013 – Därför loggar allt fler hela sina liv

“De loggar allt i sina liv, från löparrundan till sina hjärnvågor. Möt rörelsen Quantified Self.” http://www.svtplay.se/klipp/1408768/darfor-loggar-allt-fler-hela-sina-liv

Presentation at QSEU 2013

You can read about and watch the talk I gave at the conference Quantified Self Europe in Amsterdam in May 2013 below. http://quantifiedself.com/2013/06/caspar-addyman-and-sara-riggare-on-tracking-parkinsons/  https://vimeo.com/68600543

PD Quantified Challenge – end of day 3

Results from my first day of evaluating myself can be found in the graph below and the next one shows my control (a.k.a. hubby). I found the patterns over time, especially in the finger tapping fascinating. If the results from the first day are anything to go by, the dose-response curve of my medication is…… Continue reading PD Quantified Challenge – end of day 3

The PD challenge, day 3 – add an app or two

Hmmm… I have realized that the Wii balance exercise/monitoring doesn’t give me quite the information I need relating to fine movements and the Nintendo Wii is also difficult to bring to work. So, I have decided to add some new tests: I found two apps on the app store that looks promising: FastFingers (a tapping…… Continue reading The PD challenge, day 3 – add an app or two

PD-Wii Fit Plus Challenge – day 2

Day 2 of my challenge and I realized that the registering of the results has to be altered slightly: I will register the Wii Fit Age and Centre of Gravity (COG) before and after the exercises I perform. The difference today was surprisingly large, check the table here. I would guess that the balance game…… Continue reading PD-Wii Fit Plus Challenge – day 2

My PD-Wii Fit Plus Challenge

Today I am starting a new project: My PD-Wii Fit Plus Challenge. The idea is to investigate if a few minutes on the Wii Balance Board in the morning can affect the impact PD (Parkinson’s Disease) has on my life. I will attempt to jump onto the balance board every morning and perform a body…… Continue reading My PD-Wii Fit Plus Challenge

“The quantified self – Counting every moment” from The Economist Mar 3rd 2012

http://www.economist.com/node/21548493 The quantified self: Counting every moment | The Economist              

First day of QS Europe 2011 in Amsterdam

My first ever day at an unconference and the impressions have been numerous. I love the idea of having the focus of the meeting on the breaks between the presentations, since everybody knows that the really sparking ideas are born over a cup of coffee and some strange looking local speciality (in this case I…… Continue reading First day of QS Europe 2011 in Amsterdam

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