SINGLETASKING
        BECAUSE MULTITASKING

       IS ZOO 2008

 ZOOCAMP ANTWERP 2009 - BY @TIJS
ABOUT ME
TIJS VROLIX
@TIJS ON TWITTER
TIJSVROLIX.BE IS WHERE I BLOG
NOCUS / PIXELPANIC / METATALE IS WHERE I WORK
MY PROBLEM IS
I’M INTERESTED IN PRETTY MUCH

EVERYTHING
?
DID YOU KNOW FOR EXAMPLE THAT
HIPPOS CAN OUTRUN HUMANS?
WELL, I DID ;-) (SOME RESEARCH THOUGH)
ANYWAY, LET’S TALK ABOUT
BEING INTERESTED IN PRETTY MUCH

EVERYTHING
THERE USED TO BE THIS RATHER
SIMPLE SOLUTION CALLED
MULTITASKING
TWO TASKS         ONLY
45 MINUTES EACH   ONE HOUR
MULTI
TASKING
LET’S PRETEND WE’RE
COMPUTERS
EVEN THOUGH THEY CAN’T MULTITASK EITHER
PROBLEM IS
MULTITASKING DOESN’T REALLY WORK
MULTI
TROUBLE
CONTINUOUS PARTIAL ATTENTION
LEADS TO PROCRASTINATION
AND HUMAN UNHAPPINESS
MULTI
NOTHING AT ALL
INTRODUCING
SINGLETASKING
START WORKING RIGHT AWAY
IN THE MORNING
MINIMIZE INTERRUPTIONS
RSS, IM, SOCIAL NETWORKS, EMAIL
YES, EVEN TWITTER
MAXIMIZE WORKING ON
ONE THING AT A TIME
USE PHONE OR IN-PERSON VISITS

FOR QUESTIONS
NOT CHAT
CHECK EMAIL ONLY
AT FIXED TIMES
SEND EMAIL ANYTIME
NO EMAIL DURING
EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS
STOP WORKING AT SIX
FOCUS
ON ONE TO THREE ACTIVITIES

EACH DAY
FREE STARTED
TO GET YOU
           TIP
EMAIL FOR SINGLETASKERS
SCHEDULE A NUMBER OF
EMAIL MOMENTS A DAY
AND TELL OTHERS ABOUT IT
VISIT KUKOO.COM AND FIND OUT!
SINGLETASKING
          BECAUSE MULTITASKING

          IS ZOO 2008

 ZOOCAMP ANTWERP 2009 - BY @TIJS
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The Singletasking presentation I gave at Zoocamp Antwerp (May 09).

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Singletasking

  1. 1. SINGLETASKING BECAUSE MULTITASKING IS ZOO 2008 ZOOCAMP ANTWERP 2009 - BY @TIJS
  2. 2. ABOUT ME TIJS VROLIX @TIJS ON TWITTER TIJSVROLIX.BE IS WHERE I BLOG NOCUS / PIXELPANIC / METATALE IS WHERE I WORK
  3. 3. MY PROBLEM IS I’M INTERESTED IN PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING
  4. 4. ? DID YOU KNOW FOR EXAMPLE THAT HIPPOS CAN OUTRUN HUMANS? WELL, I DID ;-) (SOME RESEARCH THOUGH)
  5. 5. ANYWAY, LET’S TALK ABOUT BEING INTERESTED IN PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING
  6. 6. THERE USED TO BE THIS RATHER SIMPLE SOLUTION CALLED MULTITASKING
  7. 7. TWO TASKS ONLY 45 MINUTES EACH ONE HOUR
  8. 8. MULTI TASKING
  9. 9. LET’S PRETEND WE’RE COMPUTERS EVEN THOUGH THEY CAN’T MULTITASK EITHER
  10. 10. PROBLEM IS MULTITASKING DOESN’T REALLY WORK
  11. 11. MULTI TROUBLE
  12. 12. CONTINUOUS PARTIAL ATTENTION LEADS TO PROCRASTINATION AND HUMAN UNHAPPINESS
  13. 13. MULTI NOTHING AT ALL
  14. 14. INTRODUCING SINGLETASKING
  15. 15. START WORKING RIGHT AWAY IN THE MORNING
  16. 16. MINIMIZE INTERRUPTIONS RSS, IM, SOCIAL NETWORKS, EMAIL YES, EVEN TWITTER
  17. 17. MAXIMIZE WORKING ON ONE THING AT A TIME
  18. 18. USE PHONE OR IN-PERSON VISITS FOR QUESTIONS NOT CHAT
  19. 19. CHECK EMAIL ONLY AT FIXED TIMES SEND EMAIL ANYTIME
  20. 20. NO EMAIL DURING EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS STOP WORKING AT SIX
  21. 21. FOCUS ON ONE TO THREE ACTIVITIES EACH DAY
  22. 22. FREE STARTED TO GET YOU TIP
  23. 23. EMAIL FOR SINGLETASKERS
  24. 24. SCHEDULE A NUMBER OF EMAIL MOMENTS A DAY AND TELL OTHERS ABOUT IT
  25. 25. VISIT KUKOO.COM AND FIND OUT!
  26. 26. SINGLETASKING BECAUSE MULTITASKING IS ZOO 2008 ZOOCAMP ANTWERP 2009 - BY @TIJS HVD Comic Serif Pro is the new Comic Sans
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