Updates for The Happathon Project

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Update from The Happathon Project Hope you’ve had a great few months since our last post.  Apologies for the lack of writing, but John (our Founder) has been focused on finishing up his new book, Heartificial Intelligence: Embracing Our Humanity to Maximize Machines.  The basic info about the book is now up on Amazon (click [...]

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H(app)athon Project Update

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Happy Fall! First off, I’ll apologize for not blogging, tweeting, and posting to Facebook more regularly.  I have no excuse except I’m focusing on paying bills, being a Dad, and working on my new book.  However, this does NOT mean that H(app)athon isn’t moving forward in a lot of exciting ways.  So thank you for [...]

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Wellbeing in the Workplace – Announcing H(app)athon’s Corporate Workshops

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Announcing the Wellbeing in the Workplace H(app)athon Corporate Workshop!Click here to download/view the PDF/Presentation for the Workshop. Since the H(app)athon Project launched in March of 2013, we’ve produced over 14 workshops around the world.  We created a framework that helps people imagine a country (world) where multiple metrics measure a person’s wellbeing beyond wealth, and [...]

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Values Survey – Next Steps

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What Next?There is a great deal of science and research showing that acts of altruism increase our happiness.  Put simply, doing something for someone else increases our own sense of self esteem and gives us a feeling of connection and worth regarding our community.So go ahead, use the data from your Values survey to volunteer [...]

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Values Survey – Getting Insights from Your Data

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Introduction The information in this post is directed towards people who have taken the H(app)athon Values Survey.  If you haven’t taken the survey, however, please feel free to read the following information to see the types of insights we’re creating for people participating in this research.  The Email You Received If you’ve completed the Values [...]

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H(app)athon Workshop in Reading, PA a Rousing Success!

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First off, apologies for not updating this blog…well, even monthly frankly.  John (our Founder) has been traveling quite a bit and his book, Hacking H(app)iness – Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Save the World is launching on March 20, 2014.  But we have some exciting news to share, along with [...]

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Our Second Indy Happathon!

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HUGE thanks to H(app)athon Committee Member Jason Williams for arranging, Samantha Julka for hosting us at the awesome DORIS lab, and April Doner of Aprilart Studios for taking pictures again at our event as she did for Workshop Number 1.  (Samantha is in the foreground of April’s picture below, with Jason in the background).  I [...]

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We’re Building our App and moving forward!

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It’s been a while since we’ve posted.  Thanks for your patience!  We’ve been focusing our efforts on doing workshops as well as research into how to best build our App.  Along those lines, any programmer or hacker types – we’d welcome your help!  Here are two opportunities:An in-person hackathon is happening this weekend in the [...]

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H(app)y Health – But Only if you Fight for It

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Why Health Care Reform Will Spark the Personal Data EconomyAre you aware of what’s going to happen come January, 2014 regarding Health Care Reform?  Picture a windmill-sized fan, a truck full of manure, then crash said truck into said windmill.  The only reason I’ve even investigated how the Affordable Care Act will affect people is [...]

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H(app)aton Workshop Videos from Lisbon!

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A HUGE thanks and shout out to the amazing Manuel Kraus who ran our first H(app)athon Workshop in Lisbon, Portugal!  Woot! (How do you say, “woot” in Portugese I wonder?) We have some great videos from the event below.  Thank you to all who attended the event! Video One Lisbon H(app)athon Imagine Video #1 from [...]

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