What is that terrible acronym? Why it’s National Blog Posting Month, the quirky cousin of the relatively more formal (and well-known) National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. For NaNoWriMo, participants are supposed to write about 5000 words a day for what will hopefully be a novel by the end of the month (or I suppose more accurately, something more like the uncut diamond of a novel, as actual revising and editing don’t need to take place during November). NaBloPoMo, is not nearly as intense, but still a good idea for someone who struggles with blogging like I do. Instead of basically churning out a book chapter a day, I just need to have a blog post a day. Which seems totally reasonable. At least, as long as I keep getting things to report on (or I suppose I could just rant). So pleeeeeeease post things in the comments that you think I should look at.
And to have something of actual merit, I offer you this game someone pointed out to me. No, really. MIT’s Game Lab has made a first-person… something that shows you relativity. But instead of flinging you off at warp speed, they have light slow down to approach a speed a human might actually get close to. And this leads to lots of cool effects. Unfortunately, I can’t get the game to work on my laptop, so I’ll just have to take people’s word for it.