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I’m back on the quantified self train. I have tried quantified self a number of times in the past but it has never stuck. More recently, I’ve become interested in quantified self because it gives me a lot of data with which I can experiment. While each individual metric may not be useful on its own, over time I will be able to collect a lot of data about myself.

I am unsure whether I’ll keep at quantified self but this time, for some reason, I am more hopeful. I’ve started to play around with quantified self metrics on this site and it has brought me a lot of joy. Even if the statistics just sit on this site, at least I’ll know that it was fun playing around with them.

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Chris Aldrich

I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, theoretical mathematics, and big history. I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.