A headshot of Scott Hanselman smiling.

The efficacious Scott Hanselman.

As information workers, we are asked to absorb even more information than ever before. More blogs, more documentation, more patterns, more layers of abstraction. Now Twitter and Facebook compete with Email and Texts for our attention, keeping us up-to-date on our friends dietary details and movie attendance second-by-second.

Does all this information take a toll on your psyche or sharpen the saw? Is it a matter of finding the right tools and filters to capture what you need, or do you just need to unplug? Is ZEB (zero email bounce) a myth or are there substantive techniques for prioritizing your life on the web? Scott Hanselman will explore the essence of what it means to be truly productive.

Our Presenter, Scott Hanselman

Scott is a web developer who has been blogging for over a decade. He works in Open Source on ASP.NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft out of his home office in Portland. Scott has three podcasts, Hansel Minutes for tech talk, This Developer’s Life on developers’ lives and loves, and Ratchet and The Geek for pop culture and tech media. He’s written a number of books and spoken in person to almost a half million developers worldwide.

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The doors open to the event at 6:00 pm and we will start the talk at 6:30 pm sharp!

Join us after the workshop for a short walk to a local establishment food & libation, sponsored by nGen Works!

Our Venue, CENTRL

Centrl is a new space opening up in the historic 300 Building at 1355 NW Everett St. The main entrance is half-way between 13th and 14th on Everett. Our space is directly to your right as you walk in.