I’m fascinated by the Quantified Self movement where people collect masses of data about themselves and aggregate it to show some meaning. For example you might every day record your weight, steps taken and the weather and map them out to see if there is any correlation between them.… Read the rest
I am an inveterate list keeper and over the years have kept lists of various things that have had some significance or importance in my life. As you can see from the image above my lists used to be paper based running to pages upon pages at the back of my day books, neatly written out and regularly perused.… Read the rest
I have starred on Google Street View before but now I have featured in a whole series of images as I walked down the road from the office where I was working.
In what isn’t the most flattering sequence of images you can see me walking away, making a call on my mobile and looking across the road to find a safe time to cross.… Read the rest
I have spoken about the increasing levels of personalisation in life on a number of occasions before (here and here) and today I found another neat opportunity to make your credit card your own. Mint are offering the card holders the chance to upload any picture they want and have that on their card.… Read the rest
It looks like that 2008 is going to be the year that personalisation really takes off. The picture on the left is the cover of a magazine sent to me by a software reseller and the cover has my name printed on to the front as one of the lead stories.… Read the rest