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Comment Re:Rainbow Six & Ghost Recon (Score 1) 1120

He's not kidding. It ruined the story of the game completely. Also, while you're dodging missiles, wave after endless wave of enemies coming pouring down from the roof of the building to assail you. But luckily they're so horrible that killing them is only a distraction, they're definitive mooks. The only way I've beat it is co-op, with both players carrying heavy machine guns (yes, I realize how awful that is).

But other than that, it's not a terrible game. Multiplayer is great.


Submission + - The Basics of XSLT

IdaAshley writes: Transform XML data from one format to another with Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT). This tutorial explains how to create XSLT stylesheets, and the basics of XPath, which enables you to select specific parts of an XML document.

Submission + - Wal*Mart using automated schedules

hobo sapiens writes: The WSJ reported that WalMart is going to move to automated schedules for its employees. This means that employees are given, at least according to the article, random schedules and will be expected to work them regardless of inconvenience. Having worked in retail many years ago, I for one can tell you that this is going to be a major headache for these people.

Many of us may write software that tries to make things more efficient, but this is a good example of the human cost of that efficiency. So what do you think? Is this A Good Thing, or is this another case of software just going too far?

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