Living with Data:
 Attention Sinks &
  Time Burglars
Merlin Mann, 43folders.com
Mike
You’re a
big bargain.
Knowledge
whuh, now?
The Black Box Job



{}
 specs
meetings
 email       (thing you do)
 pizza
  etc.
                  plop!




           F...
Opportunity cost
Time & Attention
    are Finite




Concept: Joel Spolsky / JoelOnSoftware.com
So?
Renegotiation
     &
  Culture
Renegotiation
 (Owning your stuff)
Who gets access now?
“Ding!”
“Got 30
         seconds?”

(Henderson)
Qualifying
“Yes”
Qualifying
“Yes”
             • Kinda
             • Maybe
             • Later
             • A Little
Own it.
Culture
(Win one for the team)
Start
small.
Foster Standards
Ssssh...radio silence
Spread the culture
Renegotiation
     &
  Culture
Thanks.
(Now, you.)
Really. Thanks.
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars
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Merlin Mann's "Vision track" presentation at Macworld Conference 2008 in San Francisco.

Theme: The cost of our time and attention is set too low.

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Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars

  1. 1. Living with Data: Attention Sinks & Time Burglars Merlin Mann, 43folders.com
  2. 2. Mike
  3. 3. You’re a big bargain.
  4. 4. Knowledge whuh, now?
  5. 5. The Black Box Job {} specs meetings email (thing you do) pizza etc. plop! Flawless Work!
  6. 6. Opportunity cost
  7. 7. Time & Attention are Finite Concept: Joel Spolsky / JoelOnSoftware.com
  8. 8. So?
  9. 9. Renegotiation & Culture
  10. 10. Renegotiation (Owning your stuff)
  11. 11. Who gets access now?
  12. 12. “Ding!”
  13. 13. “Got 30 seconds?” (Henderson)
  14. 14. Qualifying “Yes”
  15. 15. Qualifying “Yes” • Kinda • Maybe • Later • A Little
  16. 16. Own it.
  17. 17. Culture (Win one for the team)
  18. 18. Start small.
  19. 19. Foster Standards
  20. 20. Ssssh...radio silence
  21. 21. Spread the culture
  22. 22. Renegotiation & Culture
  23. 23. Thanks. (Now, you.)
  24. 24. Really. Thanks.
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