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Gary Wolf

Wrote New York Times cover story on tracking your habits

Gary Wolf appears in the following:

The Personal Data Revolution

Friday, June 29, 2012

It’s possible for the average person to collect and analyze unprecedented amounts of data about themselves.  What was once the province of extreme athletes and dieters has been democratized and the resulting movement is called ‘The Quantified Self.’  Brooke speaks with Gary Wolf who coined the term, a number of self-quantifiers and MIT professor Deb Roy about what all this personal data really tells us about ourselves.  

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Tracking Your Own Habits

Friday, April 30, 2010

What happens when people track their own habits? We look at a slew of apps that let you do that — from "checking in" to locations (FourSquare) to analyzing your sleep patterns (Sleep Cycle). But people have been doing this with pen and paper long before the iPhone (not to mention Weight Watchers).

And we want to know: Do you analyze your own habits? If so, how has it helped you?

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