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Delicious Library [Delicious Monster]

This software allows you to scan the barcodes of your books, CDs, DVDs, etc., and maintain a searchable library on your computer. This is like porn for an organization psycho like me. After watching Brazil, most people chuckle at the hyperbolic bureaucracy that's the focus of the film's satire. I, however, jotted down a few plans for a database which would catalogue everything in my apartment, assigning it a barcode and a unique ID. Then I'd develop an elaborate system of paperwork to track everything I did, which would produce a reference log which I could refer to at any point in the future. Kind of like Bob Graham's diary.

For example, if I wanted to make lunch, I'd fill out a form listing the date and time, the activity, and everything I had used, including its barcode ID. Something about the concept of requisitioning a fork to eat a salad really seemed fun.

Fortunately, I never went forward with plans to build this system – for the sake of my sanity. But it still holds some appeal, so you can bet I'll be buying my copy of Delicious Library as soon as it's available!

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