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Comment: YMMV, as always (Score 1) 445

by AppleADay (#38926107) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Are Daily Stand-Up Meetings More Productive?
My group finds them useful, because we are always interacting with many external groups - testing groups, program/project mgmnt., internal clients, other development groups. It would be a burden for me to schedule a meeting every time I need to coordinate a task with more than one other person.
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Man Spends 2,200 Hours Defeating Bejeweled 2 179

Posted by Soulskill
from the wins-complimentary-straight-jacket dept.
An anonymous reader writes "A California steel contractor spent 2,200 total hours over the last three years racking up a high score in Bejeweled 2. He exceeded the 2^31-1 maximum score programmed for the score display, proving that there is, in fact, an end to the game. I suppose congratulations or condolences are in order."
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Amazon Kindle Endorsed By Oprah 197

Posted by kdawson
from the you-could-pay-to-read-slashdot dept.
Oprah Winfrey enthused about the Amazon Kindle on her show today — it's her "new favorite thing" — and had Jeff Bezos on to announce a $50-off offer good till Nov. 1. A plug on Oprah is ordinarily a sign that a product has crossed over into the mainstream. But her show's audience has been slipping lately, and it's unclear how many cash-strapped citizens will be willing to part with $309 (after the special offer) for a new techno-gadget, for which they then have to shell out more money for DRM-encrusted content.

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