the rise of Programmable Self (ie, quantified self + motivation hacks)

http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3455057

(Was about to submit that to Hacker News but someone beat me to it. I
added a comment. Hoping a discussion starts there, but it would also
be a great topic for discussion here, of course.)


http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road – http://beeminder.com

I really enjoyed the linked article about Bud.ge:

http://quantifiedself.com/2012/01/toolmaker-talk-buster-benson-budge/

It sounds like they have some really good ideas. I like the playful “leveling up,” as if you’re playing a video game, and I like their emphasis on doing experimental tests of their UI (Amazon.com-style) to see what really works for the customers.

David

On Jan 12, 2012, at 11:39 AM, Daniel Reeves wrote:

http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3455057

(Was about to submit that to Hacker News but someone beat me to it. I
added a comment. Hoping a discussion starts there, but it would also
be a great topic for discussion here, of course.)


http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road – http://beeminder.com


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