Task

Task may refer to:

  • Task analysis
  • Task (project management)
  • Task (computing), in computing, a program execution context
  • TASK party, a series of improvisational participatory art-related events organized by artist Oliver Herring
  • Task (language instruction) refers to a certain type of activity used in language instruction
  • The TASK family of potassium ion channels
  • Task (L): Dragon deity

Famous quotes containing the word task:

    It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)

    Like dreaming, reading performs the prodigious task of carrying us off to other worlds. But reading is not dreaming because books, unlike dreams, are subject to our will: they envelop us in alternative realities only because we give them explicit permission to do so. Books are the dreams we would most like to have, and, like dreams, they have the power to change consciousness, turning sadness to laughter and anxious introspection to the relaxed contemplation of some other time and place.
    Victor Null, South African educator, psychologist. Lost in a Book: The Psychology of Reading for Pleasure, introduction, Yale University Press (1988)

    Our task is not to rediscover nature but to remake it.
    Raoul Vaneigem (b. 1934)