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Steven Holms (superlinkx)
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I thought the main shield world from the Halo books was a lot bigger than what they depicted in Halo 4. Turns out, the first shield world the humans come across is 2AU in size. From what I remember, it was effectively a star system unto itself.
Determining the Real Sizes of Objects in Halo - Update. Full article is here - this is just the Cascade Scaling images, redone at 1280x720. An older version, created for Halo Waypoint, is here. All work was done by Stephen Loftus (SoundEffect) This collection was totally overhauled in June 2014.
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I think I'll start using Go for a lot more of my small projects. Not quite as quick to iterate as a traditional scripting language, but it's almost there and the benefits are pretty great. Need to work on my overall knowledge of the language to better harness it's features when writing quickly, but still impressed with how effortless adding 3rd party code to my project is and how easy composition can be. 
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And hacking complete. Final product took a little over two hours to figure out, code, test, test on Windows, and upload to github.
quickmailer - Quick and Simple SMTP Sender Written in Go
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The Android N preview is actually pretty damn stable so far. Not perfect, but rock solid compared to the Roms I'd play around with back in the day.

The speed of certain things has definitely improved, and the interface changes are pretty nice too. I really want to get a Pixel C now
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As much as I like the idea of unlimited usage of certain high data services (such as music and video streaming), T-Mobile is being pretty shady about the whole thing, and it could set a precedent for more draconian companies to start doing some horrible anti-net neutrality things.
 
Back in November, T-Mobile announced a new service for its mobile customers called Binge On, in which video streams from certain websites don’t count against customers’ data caps.
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Sometimes cyanide and happiness hits you in the feels
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You know what will save police lives? Stop allowing this shit to happen. Bombing citizens isn't the answer. Shooting first, never asking questions needs to be outlawed and captial punishment being reserved for police who fuck up. Don't give me this bullshit that "but they'll be too afraid to do their jobs". Fucking stop being absolute shit, America.
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Going to hack a quick SMTP client using Go. This is gonna be fun
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RIP Neil deGrasse Tyson. You should have known better
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His career took a hit. He should be called out a lot more than he has been over things like this. He's the face of science right now. Not taking responsibility damages not just his reputation, but scientific education as a whole. 
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My mom let me pick a Lego out of her secret stash. Found this beautiful retired one. A smart man would have sold it unopened. I am not a smart man.
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A close friend sent me a Fallout 4 code unexpectedly last night. Now I'm hooked in one of my favorite game universes of all time. Feels a lot like Fallout 3, but also very different. Loving it so far. 
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Fuck the assholes ddosing. I won't call them out by name, but we all know who they are
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    The Universe and Everything, 1991 - present
  • Walla Walla University
    Computer Science, 2011
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Friends, Dating, A relationship, Networking
Birthday
January 17
Relationship
Single
Other names
Steven Richard Shoun Holms, superlinkx, Superlink X, superlinkxalpha, (alpha)link
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Web Developer, science geek, Brony
Introduction
I am a web developer and computer enthusiast. I love using Linux and have experience in several programming languages. I usually am pretty easy going and love having a good time with friends.

Some of my favorite things to do are: Programming, learning new things, longboarding, tinkering with computers (both hardware and software), reading (news, blogs, books, etc), spending time with friends and family, and playing video games. (especially Minecraft and Halo.

The name superlink is a fictional character I created at the age of 13. The superlinkx variation has become my primary online alias, and I use it for my identifier across the web.
Bragging rights
Self-taught programmer. Honors diploma in high school. Not afraid to admit that I love My Little Pony
Work
Occupation
Software Developer
Skills
HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, CodeIgniter, web apps, games, web design
Employment
  • RedShift Development
    Partner/Software Engineer, 2013 - present
  • Bonk Media
    Web Developer, 2014 - 2014
    Codeigniter developer
  • Self
    Web Contractor, 2011 - 2013
  • Blue Mountain Television
    IT, 2011 - 2012
  • Rapidfyre, Inc
    Web Developer, 2011 - 2011
  • ASWWU Marketing
    Webmaster, present
  • WWU Grounds
    present
  • Office Depot
    Stock Associate, 2016 - present
    Stocking shelves, completing reports, assisting customers
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
La Salle, CO
Previously
Walla Walla, WA - Redmond, WA - Lubbock, TX - Portland, OR - Vancouver, WA - Redmond, WA - La Salle, CO - College Place, WA
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  • RISK: Big Screen Edition
  • feedly
  • Pocket Mortys
  • Stranded
  • Goat Simulator
  • Angry Birds Friends
  • Bejeweled 3
  • Wear Orbits
  • Logic Dots
  • MARVEL Avengers Academy Scientific Revenue Pricing Console
  • Trials Frontier
  • Fallout Shelter
  • MARVEL Contest of Champions
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Asphalt Nitro - Android Apps on Google Play
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Celebrate the Google Play Games Festival with Asphalt Nitro! Big offers and awesome challenges await!Asphalt 8 just got a little brother. Ge

Pocket Mortys - Android Apps on Google Play
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Join Ricks throughout the multiverse as they get swept up in the latest craze: Morty training! There are over 70 bizarre Mortys to recruit a

Halo • /r/halo
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A place to discuss the Halo universe.

xkcd: Background Screens
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Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for

Heavenly Nostrils by Dana Simpson, October 19, 2014 Via @GoComics
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One of the many great comics you can read for free at GoComics.com! Follow us for giveaways & giggles.

The little-known Soviet mission to rescue a dead space station
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How two Cosmonauts battled extreme cold, darkness, and limited resources to save Salyut 7.

xkcd: Actors
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Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for

When programmers get bored on a plane | Instacode
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usr/bin/python3 import turtle degrees_between = 1 def draw_square(my_turtle): for i in list(range(4)): my_turtle.forward(100) my_turtle.righ

So, I had a call with Elon Musk earlier this week - The Oatmeal
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As some of you may know, I recently published a cartoonist's review of my Tesla Model S. In the second half of the review, I asked Elon Musk

xkcd: People are Stupid
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Apple has a new programming language called Swift, 'and it totally rules'
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Apple introduced a boatload of new consumer features for OS X and iOS today, but one of the biggest announcements for developers could be it

Coding Sucks: Why a Job in Programming Is Absolute Hell
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Every friend I have with a job that involves picking up something heavier than a laptop more than twice a week eventually finds a way to sli

HowStuffWorks "How Solid-state Drives Work"
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Is a solid-state drive or a hard disk drive the right technology for you? Learn all about solid-state drives and how solid-state drives work

Smash Hit
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Take a surreal journey through an otherworldly dimension, move in harmony with sound and music and smash everything in your path! This exper

Motorola Mobility
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Welcome to the Official Google+ Motorola Mobility page

xkcd: When You Assume
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xkcd: Now
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Amazing Asian food and a great atmosphere
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Good food and great staff. Very enjoyable place to have lunch.
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