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TAKE A BREAK
#UIKonf2016 

#unconference
HELLO! I MAKE APPS
http://landlordyapp.com
http://drinkcontrolapp.com
9 MONTHS
WITH
APP
FLOW
HTTPS://FLIC.KR/P/41QTZY
GOOGLE: TED FLOW SECRET HAPPINESS
PROGRAMMER’S
BLOCK
HTTPS://FLIC.KR/P/65XDQJ
HIT BY BLOCK
BLANK PAGE
FUCKTHIS SHIT
THIS IS WRONG
WHAT’S GOING ON?
ANALYSIS-PARALYSIS
LOSS OF CONFIDENCE
LOST IN THE DETAILS
BURNOUTAPPROACHING
RISK OF CONTINUING OUTWEIGHT...
PROCRASTINATION
DOPAMINE
FIGHT OR FLIGHT?
FIGHT
DISCUSS WITH COLLEAGUE
WRITE (BAD) CODE
FIGHT ITWITH FLOW
GETTING BACKTO FLOW
REFACTOR (SMALL) PIECE OF CODE
MAKE (COSMETIC) UI CHANGE
ADD (SIMPLE) TEST
SOLVE (EASY) BUG
START UNAM...
FLIGHT
GO WALKING/RUNNING/BIKING/DAY OFF
SLEEP ON PROBLEM (LITERALLY)
WORK ON PET PROJECT
LEARN NEW FRAMEWORK/LANGUAGE/TOO...
GOOGLE "20%"
3M “TIME TO THINK”
SPOTIFY “HACK WEEKS”
APPLE “BLUE SKY”
ATLASSIAN "FEDEX DAY" ,"INNOVATION WEEK"
“When you’re focusing, you’re actually
blocking your access to the diffuse mode.
And the diffuse mode, it turns out, is wh...
BUT DO NOT FORGETTO TAKE BREAKS
MAYTHE FLOW BE WITH YOU


@XJKI

JKI@JKI.LV
THANKYOU!
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  1. 1. TAKE A BREAK #UIKonf2016 
 #unconference
  2. 2. HELLO! I MAKE APPS http://landlordyapp.com http://drinkcontrolapp.com
  3. 3. 9 MONTHS WITH APP
  4. 4. FLOW HTTPS://FLIC.KR/P/41QTZY GOOGLE: TED FLOW SECRET HAPPINESS
  5. 5. PROGRAMMER’S BLOCK HTTPS://FLIC.KR/P/65XDQJ
  6. 6. HIT BY BLOCK BLANK PAGE FUCKTHIS SHIT THIS IS WRONG
  7. 7. WHAT’S GOING ON? ANALYSIS-PARALYSIS LOSS OF CONFIDENCE LOST IN THE DETAILS BURNOUTAPPROACHING RISK OF CONTINUING OUTWEIGHT BENEFITS
  8. 8. PROCRASTINATION DOPAMINE
  9. 9. FIGHT OR FLIGHT?
  10. 10. FIGHT DISCUSS WITH COLLEAGUE WRITE (BAD) CODE FIGHT ITWITH FLOW
  11. 11. GETTING BACKTO FLOW REFACTOR (SMALL) PIECE OF CODE MAKE (COSMETIC) UI CHANGE ADD (SIMPLE) TEST SOLVE (EASY) BUG START UNAMBITIOUS
  12. 12. FLIGHT GO WALKING/RUNNING/BIKING/DAY OFF SLEEP ON PROBLEM (LITERALLY) WORK ON PET PROJECT LEARN NEW FRAMEWORK/LANGUAGE/TOOL SUBMIT CONFERENCE/MEETUP PROPOSAL ¯_( )_/¯ TAKING A BREAK IS REASONABLE CHOICE
  13. 13. GOOGLE "20%" 3M “TIME TO THINK” SPOTIFY “HACK WEEKS” APPLE “BLUE SKY” ATLASSIAN "FEDEX DAY" ,"INNOVATION WEEK"
  14. 14. “When you’re focusing, you’re actually blocking your access to the diffuse mode. And the diffuse mode, it turns out, is what you often need to be able to solve a very difficult, new problem.” Barbara Oakley, "A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)"
  15. 15. BUT DO NOT FORGETTO TAKE BREAKS MAYTHE FLOW BE WITH YOU
  16. 16. 
 @XJKI
 JKI@JKI.LV THANKYOU!

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