If this will be your first MinneBar, here are a few tips to make for a great experience.
My best time was 11.9 seconds. The 100-meter-dash winner in the 1896 Olympics was Thomas Burke, who won with a time of 12 seconds flat.
I did cross-country for three years in high school and ran track (pole vault, mostly) for nearly six, going partway into college. But in all that time, I never got past the point where going out and running 3 miles felt hard. It was always unpleasant at best.
Remember the Milk’s powerful Smart Lists feature makes it easy to use it to track your most important tasks.
Cof-fice /’kôfis/ A coffee shop one makes into an office where non-coffee shop work is performed. (Source: UrbanDictionary) I coffice1 frequently, and so do plenty of other people in Minneapolis. For those of us who work from home some or all of the time, it’s nice to change the scenery and be around people sometimes. […]
Yes, your daily list of your Most-Important Tasks is like a magic ring that will enslave all other productivity systems and bend them to your will. It won’t make you invisible, though.
Humans have been making lists for as long as there has been writing. Umberto Eco called the list “the origin of culture.” What does culture want? To make infinity comprehensible. It also wants to create order — not always, but often. And how, as a human being, does one face infinity? How does one attempt […]
I do a lot of writing in WordPress, but the default typography is pretty weak. The text is too small, the lines too close together, and the fonts aren’t great, either. Fortunately, this is pretty easy to fix, so I built a little plugin.
Writers tend to obsess about their writing tools and routines. I do, at least. I probably spend way too much time futzing around with pens and pencils and notebooks and text editors and document styles. Although I don’t really have a routine. But I enjoy the tools of writing as much as I love actually […]
Deathstalker (1983) is a movie I remember seeing every time I went to the video rental store when I was a kid. I loved fantasy, so I always wanted to watch it. Unfortunately, it was rated R, and both Erol’s and Blockbuster scrupulously observed the ratings back then. Now, 30 years after it was released, […]