This week’s update is on the technical side. It is a necessary step to ensure the quality of the integration between the console and equipment as well as the quality of the data that gets displayed. In the attached video I will demonstrate some of the statistics and some of the process used to accomplish this.
As mentioned in previous posts, work has started on the new Fit for Green console program. This video is a short glimpse of the user interface to help give the stake-holders an idea of the data and the tracking that will be provided in the first version.
In the coming weeks we plan to have a set of milestone accomplishments that we will use to lead us to a working beta. Once we get an approximate date locked down we’ll be looking for candidates to try it out! Ideally we’ll get to place it in a local university gym for 30 to 90 days so that we can gather feedback and make improvements before releasing the first version.
Click on the picture to view the demonstration and watch for more updates in the coming weeks!
Check out Fit for Green at the University of California Irvine on May 13th. We’ll be speaking at Tedx about fitness-generated electricity and how it can inspire people to act on two big issues; Greenhouse Gases and Obesity. Use the code “Speaker2013” for a discount.
Over the last month I’ve been spending my spare time studying the US Open Government Initiative. I’ve also looked further into the Health Data Initiative (HDI) and Energy Data Initiative (EDI), also being driven by the US government. My opinion is that these concepts are terrific! They are efforts to share as much government based data as possible. The hope is to make data accessible to the public so that they can act on and/or propose ideas that improve the country. Read more