John C. Havens is the founder of The H(app)athon Project, a non-profit organization, “Connecting Happiness to Action” by creating sensor-based smartphone surveys utilizing economic indicators to increase civic engagement and wellbeing. This article series is based on John’s book, Hacking Happiness –- Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Change the World. (Tarcher/Penguin, March 2014).