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Challenge Accepted: The RPG-style To-Do List

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Blog Posts, Uncategorized | 0 comments

A few weeks ago, a friend pointed me to GetYeDone.com, an interactive, fantasy game style online to-do list. You start by signing up and preparing a character sheet, complete with race, class, and skills/attributes. Then you launch your quest: whether it’s schoolwork, housekeeping, finding a job or managing the workload you already have, now you can get your daily dose of accomplishment! In each quest you can list a gathering of tasks (quests themselves can be grouped in meta...

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Currently Reading: William Goldbloom Bloch, The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges’ Library of Babel

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Blog Posts, Book Reviews, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Currently Reading: William Goldbloom Bloch, The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges’ Library of Babel

This is a book that, fittingly perhaps, I am reading because I discovered it in the library. The library at American University, that is. Not the Library of Babel.  Although this book could, conceivably, be discovered in the Library of Babel. I wouldn’t give much for your chances of finding it, but it’s possible. The central challenge Jorge Luis Borges poses to any writer is that he has, at least on a meta level, surpassed and completed us. Any story we can ever write has...

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