If you’ve been using Google Maps on your phone, you probably know there is a setting within that allows Google apps to use your device’s location any time it is on, or maybe not. Or if you prefer the conspiracy theory version, you can read this. The way I think of this is simply in a… Continue reading VoluntaryTracking.Enabled = true;
Is that even possible? Yes and I’m talking about invoking that from within the PowerQuery add-in in Excel 2013, and then mucking around with the data which is represented in JSON. Pretty awesome I would think. To the layman, don’t worry about what’s this JSON thing, it’s all transparent to you, just consume the date. In my… Continue reading PowerQuery invokes a GetFitYall API endpoint, and fun with PowerMap
Now comes the interesting part which is self-analytics of all the data that I have collected from “the Internet of My Things” (IoMT). As a recap I am currently ingesting activity data points from 2 devices, a Fitbit One and a Samsung S4 running 2 “sensor apps”; Strava and MapMyWalk. But it shouldn’t be limited… Continue reading IoT Descriptive Analysis using PowerBI
I’m going to jump the gun by just showing a sneak preview of my GetFitY’all activities mashup in the form of a PowerMap! I’ll describe what happens behind the scene in a later post. Meanwhile take a back seat and enjoy watching a PowerMap of my last Family Funday Sunday.
Just to describe more of my personal “Internet of my Things” project as a proof-of-concept that the Fitbit is a great telemetry device and its data could be analysed in the cloud. The scenario that I am trying to build to create a great user experience for my users is described below: Goal: To allow Fitbit users to see… Continue reading More about GetFitY’all