Philly ETE 2022 — Da Art of (Data) Storytellin: Illustrating My Multi-Device & App Fitness Journey — Courtney Wilburn

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The pandemic has been difficult for many of us. While some folks baked bread and solved puzzles, I decided to re-ignite my love of fitness. In the process, I realized that I had years of fitness data across multiple applications and devices. How could I figure out whether or not I’ve made progress over time? How can I deal with adjusting to my advancing age? In this talk I’ll be speaking to the power of using data to make stories resonate.

Why Fitness Culture Is Often Toxic to People With Disabilities
The Racist and Problematic History of the Body Mass Index
Fearing the Black Body

About Courtney Wilburn

Courtney Wilburn is an engineering manager at Elastic. Before Elastic, she was the Lead DevOps Engineer at Wirecutter, A New York Times Company, where I moved their service stack to cloud infrastructure, implemented CI/CD, integrated their systems with the New York Times post-acquisition, and mentored engineers new to the practice of cloud infrastructure building. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with new technologies, lifting weights, cooking, journaling, reading, listening to music and podcasts (recommendations welcome!), gardening, knitting and sewing, making mechanical keyboards, and spending time with her wife and dog.

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