REFACTOR YOUR WETWARE
CHANGING THE WAY YOUR BRAIN WORKS
ETECH 2009 BY ANDY HUNT
YOUR INNER GAME OF TENNIS
LET YOUR BRAIN DO ITS JOB
Inner Game of Tennis




     HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH?V=TCM3A1YZYUS
Let’s talk about...

What is Wetware?

Knowledge Portfolio
management

Learning to handle
Change
WETWARE?
Humorous human brain
cells or thought processes
regarded as analogous to,
or in contrast with,
computer systems.
...
=

HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/26480501@N06/2961565820/       HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/91281489@N00/56216464/
ELECTRICAL



                                                        =

HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/74453626@N00/2052009...
COGNITIVE



                                                        =

HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/56159277@N00/25230486...
AND THEN THAT OTHER BIT...




                 HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/77674133@N00/368974223/
FLEX IT, BABY
                          HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/94247595@N00/1117695367/




EXERCISE / SLEEP / EAT /...
KEEP IT SMART
                          HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/94247595@N00/1117695367/




READ / LEARN / TALK / TH...
Your
      Knowledge Portfolio
                                                        What are you good at?

            ...
Dreyfus Model
Stages of Learning
Novice

Advanced Beginner **

Competent

Proficient

Expert

Master
Experts and Masters
think differently
Function on intuition
and pattern recognition

They don’t follow rules

Once you’ve ...
How to Read
             (SQRRR)
Survey

Question

Read

Recall

Review

                  /WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/49024304...
Practice makes perfect

Your brain doesn’t
know the difference
between what you
actually did and what
you imagined doing
Surround yourself
  with Genius




 HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/SCHIPULITES/3277802024/
Let’s talk about Change

It is beautiful

Start with a Plan
(visualize and jot)

Be terrified of Inaction

Take small next ...
Neuro-plasticity

Your brain has amazing capacity to re-wire itself

How you think about things will physically change
you...
Belief is Physical

What you believe has physical repercussions on
your brain

“Aim High, Go High”

Never limit yourself o...
Grow those Neurons




     HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/56008391@N00/373298584/
To review...
Take care of your
Software and your
Hardware

Grow and diversify
your Knowledge
Portfolio

Embrace Change
Also, I <8 Robots


Pragmatic Thinking
and Learning:
Refactor Your Wetware
by Andy Hunt



                        HTTP://...
Yay Brains!

Love,
Katie and her brain

Check out my live blog
post here:
http://www.happykatie.com/dailies/2009/03/
etech...
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An overview of Andy Hunt's fantastic presentation at ETech 2009 on 'Refactoring your wetware'.

This was given to the Schipul staff (www.schipul.com) as internal training - and I thought you might enjoy it too!

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  1. 1. REFACTOR YOUR WETWARE CHANGING THE WAY YOUR BRAIN WORKS ETECH 2009 BY ANDY HUNT
  2. 2. YOUR INNER GAME OF TENNIS LET YOUR BRAIN DO ITS JOB
  3. 3. Inner Game of Tennis HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH?V=TCM3A1YZYUS
  4. 4. Let’s talk about... What is Wetware? Knowledge Portfolio management Learning to handle Change
  5. 5. WETWARE? Humorous human brain cells or thought processes regarded as analogous to, or in contrast with, computer systems. HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/26480501@N06/2961565820/
  6. 6. = HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/26480501@N06/2961565820/ HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/91281489@N00/56216464/
  7. 7. ELECTRICAL = HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/74453626@N00/2052009052/ HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/17884028@N00/82481457/
  8. 8. COGNITIVE = HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/56159277@N00/2523048661/ HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/91281489@N00/56216464/
  9. 9. AND THEN THAT OTHER BIT... HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/77674133@N00/368974223/
  10. 10. FLEX IT, BABY HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/94247595@N00/1117695367/ EXERCISE / SLEEP / EAT / ROCK
  11. 11. KEEP IT SMART HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/94247595@N00/1117695367/ READ / LEARN / TALK / THINK
  12. 12. Your Knowledge Portfolio What are you good at? What could you be better at? Be specific Have a plan HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/80127273@N00/2948117561/
  13. 13. Dreyfus Model Stages of Learning Novice Advanced Beginner ** Competent Proficient Expert Master
  14. 14. Experts and Masters think differently Function on intuition and pattern recognition They don’t follow rules Once you’ve reached it, don’t act like one: Novices see world of opportunity, never be closed off or stop learning WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/SKITZIANIST/2956188507
  15. 15. How to Read (SQRRR) Survey Question Read Recall Review /WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/49024304@N00/2540183846/
  16. 16. Practice makes perfect Your brain doesn’t know the difference between what you actually did and what you imagined doing
  17. 17. Surround yourself with Genius HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/SCHIPULITES/3277802024/
  18. 18. Let’s talk about Change It is beautiful Start with a Plan (visualize and jot) Be terrified of Inaction Take small next steps WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/ALWAYSBECOOL/2859890259/
  19. 19. Neuro-plasticity Your brain has amazing capacity to re-wire itself How you think about things will physically change your biochemistry Note the mental difference of typing and handwriting (in creating and consuming)
  20. 20. Belief is Physical What you believe has physical repercussions on your brain “Aim High, Go High” Never limit yourself or you will fail every time
  21. 21. Grow those Neurons HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/56008391@N00/373298584/
  22. 22. To review... Take care of your Software and your Hardware Grow and diversify your Knowledge Portfolio Embrace Change
  23. 23. Also, I <8 Robots Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware by Andy Hunt HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/22421294@N00/510706140/
  24. 24. Yay Brains! Love, Katie and her brain Check out my live blog post here: http://www.happykatie.com/dailies/2009/03/ etech-2009-refactor-your-wetware.html http://www.flickr.com/photos/66125582@N00/457743309/
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