The Age of Automation
We live in the age of automation. Or perhaps more like the age of aspirational automation. Smartphones, the Internet of Things, and IFTTT enable a ton of automated tasks, but we don’t yet have the technology or sufficient security to automate the really important things. The truly automated life will require robots, self-driving cars, and software that can respond to messages meaningfully.
Still, there are many things you can manage more efficiently and automatically if you use the right tools. Here are some examples to help you get to total automation:
Automate Your Lifelog
Keeping an archive of your life has never been simpler, or more complicated. While technology makes it easier to keep a diary of your daily activities automatically, there is so much more data it’s now possible to collect.
If you’re reading this, you (hopefully) already use Saga to build your automatic lifelog. That’s by far the easiest way to record your activities in the context of your daily travels. If you’d like to get your Saga data into a more consumable form, try the calendar feed feature. You can set this up to automatically feed Saga entries to your calendar app. (Settings -> Create or Manager Calendar Feed)
Yesterday, Saga added even more amazing features for IFTTT that allow you to automatically add more to your Saga lifelog than ever before, making it a rich repository for all the things you want to track, in one place.
IFTTT makes it easy to record lots of … Read More