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From the abacus to the smartphone book by Evan Koblentz
History of mobile portable computers book Evan Koblentz
history  book  media  computing 
october 2015 by cjitlal
One of my colleagues is ex Bloomberg. He tells me there's only one thing I need to know about them: "25 million lines of Fortran !"  Apparently they have 1500 coders firefighting, just keeping that legacy monster alive. And there's a good reason Bloomberg has those 1500 coders keeping those 25M lines of Fortran alive.…
sweng  cs  distributed  parallel  concurrency  essay  paper  toread  computing 
september 2015 by cjitlal

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