Denis Harscoat                      Co-Founder CEO                         @harscoat                       http://didth.is...
Write a book             Experiment 1 - 2005/06Saturday, November 26, 2011
*       1 500 caracters no space/ day                      *       7 500 /weeks                      *       for 600 000 c...
* Stopped at around 100 000 caracters                X                              * Took me 1.5 years                   ...
Inspired by:                              * 10 000 hours rule                              * Deliberate practice          ...
Email together with a friendwho wanted to write ideas every morning for a PhD* sending emails every morning together(sprea...
* The “cheering up”/social constraint worked for me * 100 000 caracters in 4 months * see the others SpreadSheet * When fr...
Build a Self Tracking tool Experiment 3 - 25 dec 10/June 11Saturday, November 26, 2011
kinda Twitter for Numbers      #Hashtag:123unit            How: Twitter syntaxSaturday, November 26, 2011
The ToolSaturday, November 26, 2011
LearntSaturday, November 26, 2011
τα εφ ’ηιµιν                              Focus on “What’s up to me”                  τα ουκ εφ ’ηιµιν                 “Wh...
* Tacit contract with others                   * It is not about the numbers, it is about regularity of                   ...
Exp 4: DidThis - iPhone app                              14Saturday, November 26, 2011
* Interested in a method     to copy/Paste successful     Methods of actions     * Writing is telling Story     to someone...
THANKS:1 :-)                                                  Action logging                                              ...
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  1. 1. Denis Harscoat Co-Founder CEO @harscoat  http://didth.is/user/dens denis@quantter.com Action logging “Where the Action is!” Show&Tell - Nov26Saturday, November 26, 2011
  2. 2. Write a book Experiment 1 - 2005/06Saturday, November 26, 2011
  3. 3. * 1 500 caracters no space/ day * 7 500 /weeks * for 600 000 caracters * 200 pages in my own format * around 300 pages of normal book HowSaturday, November 26, 2011
  4. 4. * Stopped at around 100 000 caracters X * Took me 1.5 years * Positive/negative: A/ At least I started (actually I wrote a pla in between) B/ I am not gifted, I suck * used a spreadsheet (excel pain) * Nobody ‘around me’ cared I learntSaturday, November 26, 2011
  5. 5. Inspired by: * 10 000 hours rule * Deliberate practice Restart: * “Just put in the numbers” Experiment 2 - 2008/09Saturday, November 26, 2011
  6. 6. Email together with a friendwho wanted to write ideas every morning for a PhD* sending emails every morning together(spreadsheet + Emails)* Logging the time spentand the output HowSaturday, November 26, 2011
  7. 7. * The “cheering up”/social constraint worked for me * 100 000 caracters in 4 months * see the others SpreadSheet * When friend not available (trip etc.) I slacked. * more an enterpreneur than a writter? * About the “total numbers” produced by methods (regularity) I learntSaturday, November 26, 2011
  8. 8. Build a Self Tracking tool Experiment 3 - 25 dec 10/June 11Saturday, November 26, 2011
  9. 9. kinda Twitter for Numbers #Hashtag:123unit How: Twitter syntaxSaturday, November 26, 2011
  10. 10. The ToolSaturday, November 26, 2011
  11. 11. LearntSaturday, November 26, 2011
  12. 12. τα εφ ’ηιµιν Focus on “What’s up to me” τα ουκ εφ ’ηιµιν “What’s NOT up to me” = “indifferent” Actions !Saturday, November 26, 2011
  13. 13. * Tacit contract with others * It is not about the numbers, it is about regularity of practice * It is not about health for me but about Fruitfulness the numbers of other numbers my own number would have inspired triggered. LearntSaturday, November 26, 2011
  14. 14. Exp 4: DidThis - iPhone app 14Saturday, November 26, 2011
  15. 15. * Interested in a method to copy/Paste successful Methods of actions * Writing is telling Story to someone: I realized for me the numbers are not about learning, they are about communicating to others how much I care. Eg. I wrote every day inspired by you Learnt up to exp 4.Saturday, November 26, 2011
  16. 16. THANKS:1 :-) Action logging “Where the Action is!” Denis Harscoat denis@quantter.com @harscoat http://didth.is/user/dens Lkg for your feedback on Exp. 4Saturday, November 26, 2011

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