Quantified Self

#tabtQS 2: Google location history in Tableau

In case you missed post #1 check it out here, however this post is about Google location history. On the 19th June I gave a short talk on the Quantified Self and the iterative process by which I explore the data I collect and improve the way in which I handle it. In the talk I showed in 5 minutes how you…

#tabtQS 1: RescueTime in Tableau

Leading up to several talks I’ll be giving in April, I’m going to do a series of mini posts highlighting the process behind the quantified self workflows that I use. These will typically include Tableau and Alteryx so think of this as a how to guide geared towards these tools or more a workflow to replicate in your tool of choice. This…

Ad-hoc data collection for Tableau analysis: Quantified self, Workflow & Google Sheets

[btx_video type=”external” video_url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta44mMuy8Yk”] Hopefully you’ve watched the breif video above… [update workflow was acquired by Apple and is now called Siri Shortcuts and is Free on the App Store ] The challenge behind data collection If you’ve collected data about yourself or have briefly interacted with others who are part of the quantified self movement, the very first challenge or question posed…

Barcelona Marathon 2016 Route Scout

On Sunday, I’m running the Barcelona Marathon, it’s my 7th race of this distance and the second time on the course. A couple of weeks back I started thinking back to my previous experience to try and recall the route and most of my recollection was mostly anecdotal and of course I only have photos of the start and the finish line, probably the…