ABOUT THIS PODCAST
Where Too Much Technology Would Be Barely Enough
since Jun, 2015
Stress is a fairly constant feeling when it comes to piloting a galaxy class battle cruiser around the galaxy. From dealing with personnel requests to battling evil lizard droids in sector 8, the job can weigh you down. What might be done about it? That’s the topic of today’s Datanauts episode. Our guest is Eric Shanks, a senior solutions architect at Ahead. He also blogs at The It Hollow. Eric has blogged recently about his own efforts to understand why he’s stressed, and a few things he dug up in researching the subject. These include a pernicious phenomenon called the Zeigarnik Effect, in which people remember uncompleted tasks better than finished ones. They also discuss cognitive and memory biases and how they affect recall, and look at techniques to help you manage complex tasks, which can help reduce the Zeigarnik Effect, and, we hope, get your stress levels down. Sponsor: ITProTV Join ITProTV to learn the skills to pass the most in-demand IT certs. It’s binge-worthy learning! ITProTV’s extensive course library includes CEH v9, CISA, CompTIA A+, Mac Certified Support Professional, and more! Visit itpro.tv/data and use code DATANAUTS to try it FREE for 7 days, and receive 30% off your monthly membership for the lifetime of your active subscription. Show Links: The Dark Side of Stress – The IT Hollow Zeigarnik Effect – Wikipedia Memory errors and biases – Wikipedia My trudge through IT Burnout and the fight to keep it at bay – Eric Lee
Disclaimer: The podcast and artwork embedded on this page are from Packet Pushers Interactive LLC, which is the property of its owner and not affiliated with or endorsed by Listen Notes, Inc.
SEARCH PAST EPISODES
Search 145 past episodes of Packet Pushers.
CLAIM THIS PODCAST
Why to claim podcasts?
If you are a podcaster, the best way to manage your podcasts on Listen Notes is by claiming your Listen Notes podcast pages. It is a great, free way to engage the podcast community and increase the visibility of your podcasts.
After claiming your Listen Notes podcast pages, you will be able to:
Manually refresh the RSS feed to sync up
Get a verified badge (
Claimed) alongside with your podcast name on Listen Notes
Indicate intention of looking for sponsorship, guests, co-hosts, cross-promotion...
Self-service promotion on Listen Notes
Use speech-to-text techniques to transcribe your show and edit transcripts
Improve the presence of your podcasts, e.g., self served podcaster interview...
Respond to listener comments on Listen Notes
Track your podcast stats on Listen Notes, e.g., listens, page views...
Thank you for helping to keep the podcast database up to date.