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Thursday
Sep 25, 2014
Quantified Self Show&Tell
Mozilla

Tracking your mood with your smartphone? Recording your workouts, diet and/or weight? Using a Fitbit, Withings scale, or heart-rate monitor?

Quantified Self is "self-knowledge through numbers" and we want to hear your self-tracking stories! Sign up to give a talk. Our content comes from our community. Show us your graphs, spreadsheets, biometric devices, practical solutions and crazy notions. They are all welcome. We focus on real self-tracking projects involving your personal data.

Or just bring your enthusiasm and come to marvel and learn with us. Sharing is not required if you're just curious to see what this is about! Agenda:

• 6 to 6:30 pm: Doors open. Social time. This is an opportunity to meet other self-trackers and catch up with friends.

• 6:30 pm: Intro to QS plus news. We'll provide a brief intro about QS, as well as, what's been happening in the past months in the news on how people are finding meaning from their personal data.

• 6:45 to 7:15 pm: Scheduled Show&Tell talks. These are 7 minute talks with 5 minutes for questions. This is the meat & potatoes of QS meetups. This is an opportunity to share your story with your peers. Please contact us in advance if you want to give one. We'll send out a list of speakers in advance of the meet up.

• 7:15 to 7:45 pm: Walk-on Show&Tell talks. These are 5 minutes with time for a couple questions. They are signed up for on the day of the event, using a sheet at the welcome table. We’ll go through as many as we can, time permitting.

• 7:45 to 8:30 pm: We'll open things up for general discussion if there's anything that someone wants to bring up to the group. Then we'll break and hang out for awhile. This is a good opportunity to talk with presenters If you're interested in doing a Show&Tell, please mention it in your RSVP or email the organizers in advance. You can also sign up on the day of the event as a walk-on.

We can't wait to see you there!

-Steven, Rob, Mark, Ioan

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Thursday
Aug 27, 2015
Quantified Self Show&Tell Presentations
Mozilla

We're back! It's been too long, but we're excited to get together again and share what we've been learning from our personal data.

Here's our agenda:

Informal Social and Gadget Time - Starting at 6pm

Come early to socialize with other QSers and share what hardware, apps, and other technologies are helping you track your life. Bring your gadgets so that we can all see them, play with them, and hear your experiences with them!

New and Notable from the 2015 Quantified Self Conference - 6:30 sharp!

Steven Jonas of QS Labs will give a short intro on what Quantified Self is for people who are new. He will also share stories and highlight some fantastic talks from the recent Quantified Self conference in San Francisco.

Show and Tell

We want to know: What are you working on? What are you tracking? What are you learning? It doesn't have to be a formal presentation, and can be as much as 10 minutes or as short as you like. Please let us know beforehand if you would like to share something. Shoot an email to skjonas@gmail.com.

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Thursday
Feb 11, 2016
Quantified Self Show&Tell Presentations
Mozilla

It's a new year and a popular time for people to make changes in their lives. If you are doing something new, keep track of it, and tell us about it at the meeting.

Here's our agenda:
Informal Social and Gadget Time - Starting at 6pm
Come early to socialize with other QSers and share what hardware, apps, and other technologies are helping you track your life. Bring your gadgets so that we can all see them, play with them, and hear your experiences with them!

Intro and Announcements - 6:15 sharp!
After a short intro on what Quantified Self is for people who are new, Steven Jonas will share stories and highlight some fantastic talks from the recent Quantified Self conference in San Francisco, where he worked as QS's speaker coordinator.

Presentations - 6:30 to 7:30 Presentations come from our members and will be announced shortly before the meetup. If you have a self-tracking project that you are working on, please send me a message at skjonas@gmail.com. It could be about something you are tracking, a device you are making, or even a little productivity system that you set up that makes working easier.

7:30 to 8 pm After some amazing presentations, it's always great to chat with those around you.

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Thursday
Apr 7, 2016
Quantified Self Show&Tell Presentations
Mozilla

Here's our agenda:
Informal Social Time - Starting at 6pm
Grab a snack and share what hardware, apps, and other technologies you are currently finding useful with others.

Intro and Announcements - 6:10 sharp!
We'll have a round of introductions, and then Steven will give a quick primer on QS as a movement and recap some of the most interesting self-tracking projects he's seen in the past couple months.

Presentations - 6:20 to 7:30
Presentations come from our members and will be announced shortly before the meetup. If you have a self-tracking project that you are working on, please email Steven at stevenkristoffer at gmail dot com. It could be about something you are tracking, a device you are making, or even a little productivity system that you set up that makes working easier.

Post-talks Social Time - 7:30 to 8 pm
After some amazing presentations, we will have some time to converse with those around us.

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Wednesday
May 18, 2016
The Connected Thinking Series: Health and Fitness Panel
Citizen Studio

Are connected devices making us healthier? Can interaction design guide health behaviors? Our panel of experts will answer these and other important questions about connected health and fitness, and they will provide an inside view of where all this connectivity is going.

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Monday
Sep 19, 2016
Quantified Self Show&Tell Talks (w/ QS co-founder Gary Wolf)
Puppet

Please join us for a night of conversation on self tracking and monitoring where you share ideas, tools and experiments with the Portland Quantified Self community.

This is a special meeting for we will be joined by Gary Wolf, the co-founder of Quantified Self and Sara Riggare, a QS community member from Sweden and person with Parkinson's.

This event is occurring just before the World Parkinson Congress, which we are lucky to be having in Portland this year. To kick it off, Sara is having her own event on Sunday , 9/18) focused specifically on using QS to manage Parkinson's.

If you are self tracking in any way – life logging, biometrics, athletic performance, mood, sleep, medical symptoms, happiness, energy, etc. – come and share your methods, results and insight.

Here's our agenda:

•Informal Social Time - Starting at 6pm
Come early to socialize with other QSers and share what hardware, apps, and other technologies you are currently finding useful.

•Intro and Announcements - 6:15 sharp!
We'll have a round of introductions, and Gary Wolf will kick off the evening.

•Presentations - 6:30 to 7:30

    • Lillian Karabaic - My Quantified Self Zine

    • Sara Riggare - Using Data to Manage Parkinson's

    • Hobson Lane - NLP Sentiment Analysis of My Daily Journal

    • Steven Jonas - Learning to Like New Music With Spaced Repetition

•Post-talks Social Time - 7:30 to 8 pm
After some amazing presentations, we will have some time to converse with those around us.

*Where our talks come from: Our talks come from you! Do you have a personal self-tracking story to share? Please let us know in your RSVP. You can let the three prime questions guide your presentation: What did you do? How did you do it? What did you learn?

Here are some examples from previous Quantified Self events: http://vimeo.com/groups/quantifiedself/videos/27380858 http://vimeo.com/28734230

Our thanks to Kyoko and Kaitlynn at Puppet and for lending us this space.

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Tuesday
Nov 6, 2018
PDX Quantified Self - Monthly Conversations
Seller Engine

Hello, this is our monthly informal meetup for the Portland QS community. The idea is for us to get together and talk about what we are working on and learning from our data and self-experiments.

There won't be formal talks, but if you want to show others what you are working on, there will be a projector on hand.

Food and drinks are going to be potluck style. If you can, bring something that you can share with others. It doesn't need to be elaborate. A simple snack is great.

Looking forward to seeing what you are up to!

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Tuesday
Dec 4, 2018
Quantified Self: Monthly Chat
Seller Engine

Hello, this is our monthly informal meetup for the Portland QS community. The idea is for us to get together and talk about what we are working on and learning from our data and self-experiments.

There won't be formal talks, but if you want to show others what you are working on, there will be a projector on hand.

Food and drinks are going to be potluck style. If you can, bring something that you can share with others. It doesn't need to be elaborate. A simple snack or drink is great.

Looking forward to seeing what you are up to!

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Tuesday
Jun 11
PDX Quantified Self - Monthly Conversations
Seller Engine

Hello, this is our monthly informal meetup for the Portland QS community. The idea is for us to get together and talk about what we are working on and learning from our data and self-experiments.

There won't be formal talks, but if you want to show others what you are working on, there will be a projector on hand.

Food and drinks are going to be potluck style. If you can, bring something that you can share with others. It doesn't need to be elaborate. A simple snack is great.

Looking forward to seeing what you are up to!

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