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Me• Geek• Maker• Researcher• Tinkerer• Author• Blogger• Curious about Data
Me• Working mostly from Home + Spending a lotof time sitting in front of a screenFact 1
Me• Working mostly from Home + Spending a lotof time sitting in front of a screenFact 1
Me• Love gadgets and making stuffFact 2
Me• Use lots of wireless sensors for my research(not in everyday life)Fact 2
Self-Tracking?• Sure, to test the gadgets!• Collect data• Analyze data• Achieve personal goal (?)
Pedometers – Never used them in thepast
My first activity tracker
First month of use
Some time after…
Then…..
Wait….Reaching your goals is not enough?Why Self-Discipline IsOverrated:The (Troubling) Theory andPractice of Control from...
Wait….Reaching your goals is not enough?Why Self-Discipline IsOverrated:The (Troubling) Theory andPractice of Control from...
By that time
By that time
Putting things togetherIF Daily Goal NOT met THEN
Putting things together
Putting things together• Check once per day• If goal NOT met -> send warningemail• Check later -> If goal NOT met ->turn f...
Putting things together
Motivation results6.5 %
Is this IoT?DeviceDeviceInteroperability
More IoT + QS = Motivation ideas
Another exampleIF Daily Goal NOT met THEN
What do people think about IoT + QS +Motivation?A. Do you Quantify yourSelf?B. What do you usually track?C. Do you think t...
What do people think about IoT + QS +Motivation?A. Do you Quantify yourSelf?B. What do you usually track?C. Do you think t...
What do people think about IoT + QS +Motivation?E. Do you find yourself lacking of motivation for consistentlytracking you...
What have I learned?• I did QS because:• A) Gadget curious• B) Data curious• Reaching personal goals?
What have I learned?20.6%
So What (should be) next?
Using the Internet of Things forbetter MotivationA personal experienceCharalampos Doukas@buildingiothttp://blog.buildingin...
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My personal experiment on QS and IoT for Motivation

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My personal experiment on QS and IoT for Motivation

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My personal experiment on QS and IoT for Motivation

  1. 1. Me• Geek• Maker• Researcher• Tinkerer• Author• Blogger• Curious about Data
  2. 2. Me• Working mostly from Home + Spending a lotof time sitting in front of a screenFact 1
  3. 3. Me• Working mostly from Home + Spending a lotof time sitting in front of a screenFact 1
  4. 4. Me• Love gadgets and making stuffFact 2
  5. 5. Me• Use lots of wireless sensors for my research(not in everyday life)Fact 2
  6. 6. Self-Tracking?• Sure, to test the gadgets!• Collect data• Analyze data• Achieve personal goal (?)
  7. 7. Pedometers – Never used them in thepast
  8. 8. My first activity tracker
  9. 9. First month of use
  10. 10. Some time after…
  11. 11. Then…..
  12. 12. Wait….Reaching your goals is not enough?Why Self-Discipline IsOverrated:The (Troubling) Theory andPractice of Control fromWithinBy Alfie Kohn
  13. 13. Wait….Reaching your goals is not enough?Why Self-Discipline IsOverrated:The (Troubling) Theory andPractice of Control fromWithinBy Alfie Kohn
  14. 14. By that time
  15. 15. By that time
  16. 16. Putting things togetherIF Daily Goal NOT met THEN
  17. 17. Putting things together
  18. 18. Putting things together• Check once per day• If goal NOT met -> send warningemail• Check later -> If goal NOT met ->turn fridge off• Check later if goal met -> turnfridge on
  19. 19. Putting things together
  20. 20. Motivation results6.5 %
  21. 21. Is this IoT?DeviceDeviceInteroperability
  22. 22. More IoT + QS = Motivation ideas
  23. 23. Another exampleIF Daily Goal NOT met THEN
  24. 24. What do people think about IoT + QS +Motivation?A. Do you Quantify yourSelf?B. What do you usually track?C. Do you think that IoT will facilitate QSdevelopment?D. Do you think IoT should be used to connectdifferent QS services for users benefit?
  25. 25. What do people think about IoT + QS +Motivation?A. Do you Quantify yourSelf?B. What do you usually track?C. Do you think that IoT will facilitate QSdevelopment?D. Do you think IoT should be used to connectdifferent QS services for users benefit?
  26. 26. What do people think about IoT + QS +Motivation?E. Do you find yourself lacking of motivation for consistentlytracking yourself or reaching your goal?
  27. 27. What have I learned?• I did QS because:• A) Gadget curious• B) Data curious• Reaching personal goals?
  28. 28. What have I learned?20.6%
  29. 29. So What (should be) next?
  30. 30. Using the Internet of Things forbetter MotivationA personal experienceCharalampos Doukas@buildingiothttp://blog.buildinginternetofthings.com/ch.doukas@gmail.com

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