Monthly Archives: October 2011

Notes from TOS 2011 (Part 2): Food Industry

Food Industry: Friend or Foe? My apologies for the delay in resuming regular posting, and sharing more of my experiences from TOS. I also attended the pre-conference session “Food Industry Outreach— Strategies the Food Industry Is Using to Address Obesity. … Continue reading

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Friday Feedback Favourites

Each Friday, I share a collection of stories, research, or other news and notes (usually) related to the role of feedback in complex systems or behaviour change that catch my attention during the previous week. Most of these I share … Continue reading

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Smart meters: creating a new feedback loop to save energy

Smart meters are coming to BC. Ours was just installed recently, but it appears it will be awhile before residents can actually take advantage of the direct feedback the new meters will be able to provide. By Spring of 2012, … Continue reading

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Notes from TOS 2011 (Part 1)

A week has passed since I returned from The Obesity Society’s annual conference, held this year in Orlando Florida. Unfortunately the lack of wireless in the conference halls  meant I was unable to live tweet without accumulating large data roaming … Continue reading

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