Taking a look at my web browsing history

I’ve been using the same browser (Safari) on my macbook for about a year now, so I thought I should take a look at my browsing activity for that time. I don’t really wish to go into the matter of how much time I spend online (too much?) … 🙂 But if you use Safari on a Mac and want to take a look at your browsing history, I’ve uploaded this ipython notebook that can help get you started. It contains simple scripts to retrieve the history (what website was visited and when) and then make a couple of plots based on it.


Daily website visits.


Total number of visits to most-frequently visited websites.


A breakdown of my Google activity. Interesting how much I’ve been using google translate since I came to Finland.