Low Friction Personal Data Collection
Presented at quantifiedself.com/conference/San-Francisco-2013/
Location, sleep and weight are the three things Aaron has managed to track consistently. Combining these data sources helped him learn new things about himself.
Below is a link and information about the IFTTT recipe mentioned in the presentation which is how I get my weight data from the Withings scale onto my website.
Create a filter in Gmail to catch and forward this email like the following:
Matches: from:(firstname.lastname@example.org) subject:withings Do this: Skip Inbox, Mark as read, Forward to email@example.com
Handle the email to firstname.lastname@example.org on your server, using something like mailgun.com or and parse out all the values with a regular expression such as