I’ve tracked personal data like weight, heart rate, productivity, and sleep for years now. As a data-junkie, it’s been a fun resource for experiments. At first, it took a lot of effort, and I gave up on a handful of datasets. Now, I spend less than a workday per year (total) working on what’s become a very rich and useful collection.

Collecting rich data about my life has given me an objective way to look at my past. It’s also become a significant part of how I make decisions about the future (maybe I’ll cover that in another post). …

Mitch Butler

Product Architect, Composable by Myplanet. Founder, HumanCollective.co. Co-Founder, Mappedin.

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