April 7, 2012
by alvaro
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Days 30/31 – One month of polyphasic sleep

Dear readers, First of all apologies for the long delay in my posts.  I’m working very hard while carrying out this experiment, and I haven’t managed to automate the data processing yet.  This combined with some travelling means I take … Continue reading






picture of me sleeping with zeo and fitbit sensors

April 5, 2012
by alvaro
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Day 28/29 – Zeo Mobile Programming

Warning!  Geek post! If you’re not interested in the tech side of measuring sleep, just scroll to the bottom for todays sleep graphs. It’s been very frustrating to find out that the very tool I bought to track my whole … Continue reading






sleep schedule on everyman-3 with 3 naps

April 3, 2012
by alvaro
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Days 26/27 – Sleep deprivation and good citizenship

Day 26:  It was a difficult morning.  This was most likely due to yesterday’s strange naps (predominantly light sleep) which didn’t feel very re-energizing and left me tired through much of the day. (2012/04/02, (3:21,5, “eyes feel more irritated than … Continue reading






March 30, 2012
by alvaro
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Days 22/23 – On caving and chronobiology

Day 22: Things seem to be getting easier.  The morning hours are quite productive even if naps don’t always fall into place. (2012/03/29, (3:30, 6, “just woke up”), (3:55, 7.5, “learning Object Oriented Programming“), (5:27, 6), (5:40,7), (6:20,5,”heavy eyes, sleepy”), … Continue reading






March 26, 2012
by alvaro
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Day 19 – French uncles, M. Jouvet and mole physiology

As expected I was tired (after oversleeping yesterday) but managed to make it through the morning.  Here’s the quick diary:  (2012/03/26, (3:30, 6, “just woke up”), (3:55, 7.5, “learning, coding”), (5:05, 7, “itchy eyes”), (5:21,6,”yawn, sleepy”), (5:45,4,”nodding off”), (6:41,4, “woke … Continue reading