In 1990, four nerdy little boys met in a Jacksonville 6th grade center. Where are they now?
A collective video blog.

Saturday, October 29, 2005

eric gets things done (questions answered)

Dennis had mailed me some questions about implementing the techniques in Getting Things Done, so I thought that maybe I should try posting a video blog response to give a better picture of how it all works.

Click picture to watch.

If you have no idea what I'm talking about, GTD is this book with a pretty handy system for taking care of all the things in your life you want or need to do. It's turned me from a disorganised mess into something leaner, meaner and much much happier. And so I've been talking to people about it and annoyingly enough, evangelising. Sigh... I hate evangelists.

Seriously though, if you are at all like me in your chronic non-on-top-of-the-ballness, you should check this book out. It's not one of these annoying habits of effective people, what is the meaning of life, I am lovable and capable deals. Rather, it is a highly useful system broken down in language that even a lazy-ass techie like me can understand.

au coiffeur? chez le coiffeur?

I told the barber: "I don't like putting crap in my hair", but he didn't believe me. Then again, I also did tell him that he could whatever the heck he wanted and that I had complete confidence in his abilities.

Click picture to watch.

Sunday, October 16, 2005

message to the americans 4 - Dmitry S.

Dmitry from Russia, Dmitry of B224 fame delivers his message to the American people. A question he gives to reflect upon: what really is the American way? The European one?

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

message aux américains 3 - Djamé S.

Djamé S., also from the lab, speaks to the American people:

Djamé S., qui est aussi du labo, parle au peuple américain:

Edit 22 oct: Added subtitles for those who had trouble understanding Djamé's message. (Désolé, Djamé, ça m'arrive aussi)

Sunday, October 09, 2005

message aux américains 2 - Yannick P.

Friend and B224 colleague Yannick delivers his message to the Americans (and more seriously than the infamous Patrice D. this time). Filmed on 5 october 2005 in Nancy, France:

Edit 16 october: Slight image tweaking

Thursday, October 06, 2005

in the pipeline

So what are we working on over here in our four corners of the GFD world?

On the French end, I've got three messages aux américains in the pipeline from friends Yannick, Djamé and Dmitry.

Dennis? Bert? Ike?