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Google Maps Introduces 8-Bit Quest Maps

HelioWalton Leaked early (123 comments)

Hmm, I guess this was leaked. I saw it yesterday, following a link from Reddit...

more than 2 years ago

NYC Bans Mention of Dinosaurs, Dancing, Birthdays On Student Tests

HelioWalton Aliens (470 comments)

Presumably the banning of aliens is so as not to offend scientologists?

more than 2 years ago

Steve Jackson Games Shows Off Their Latest Tabletop Games at SXSW (Video)

HelioWalton Re:Car Wars? (95 comments)

I think he was looking for "full, scale downtown Toledo...." or more carefully worded, "full copy of downtown Toledo, at scale"

more than 2 years ago

Should There Be a Sci-Fi Category At the Oscars?

HelioWalton Re:Avatar sucked (309 comments)

...Or Fern Gully

more than 2 years ago

ViaSat Delivers 12 Mbps+ Via Satellite

HelioWalton Re:Ping (245 comments)


more than 2 years ago

The Undeclared "Cyber Cold War" With China

HelioWalton Re:Undeclared? (260 comments)

1,2,3,4, I declare a cold war!

more than 2 years ago

Windows 8 To Natively Support ISO and VHD Mounting

HelioWalton Re:You'd think Linux users above all would be awar (656 comments)

Except that it does. That tool is more for if you want to install from USB, you can use an ISO or an actual disc, and make the USB mountable and whatnot. OR, if you were wanting to burn your Windows7.iso to a DVD while you are running WinXP, you don't need to go and download some ISO burning software.

about 3 years ago

Earth May Once Have Had Two Moons

HelioWalton Re:Breaking story... (139 comments)

FuSoYa joined your party!

more than 3 years ago

Man Mines Midtown New York Sidewalks

HelioWalton Re:Mining is dangerous. (183 comments)

But wouldn't some chiropractic dealings help prevent this destruction? Or would that just be caused by some subluxations?

more than 3 years ago

Chinese Military Admits Existence of Cyberwarfare Unit

HelioWalton Cyberwelfare (153 comments)

30 strong? Forget cyberwarfare, this is more like cyberwelfare!

more than 3 years ago

Zeus Crimeware Kit Source Code Leaked

HelioWalton Re:where is the code? (121 comments)

... Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me, no more!

more than 3 years ago

Is Process Killing the Software Industry?

HelioWalton Re:Over my head (460 comments)

Not exactly. During a sprint (A set period of time, but constant, ie 2 weeks always), you work on something from start to finish (lets make this button show a pie graph with blah blah balh), dev to test to documentation and whatever else. Pre-sprint grooming is essentially refining tasks that are yet to be done to ensure they can be done in a sprint, or ensuring you know how much of a sprint the task will take up. You might for example break down the previous "press a button, get a pie graph" into "press a button and get a pie graph with constant values" and "make the pie graph actually retrieve our current values" (Not the greatest example, but whatever.)
Of course, this all depends who you talk to...

more than 3 years ago

Major Outage At the Amazon Web Services

HelioWalton Re:Soo... (247 comments)

See first post.

more than 3 years ago


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