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Vermont’s Erin Connor Became a New Voice for Aviation at Miss America

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Obsolete Technology

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And I can't believe some places still use fax machines. The electrical signals waste so much time going AROUND the Earth when neutrino beams can go straight through!
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JayM
1 day ago
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Oh how true. :(
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And I can't believe some places still use fax machines. The electrical signals waste so much time going AROUND the Earth when neutrino beams can go straight through!
ManBehindThePlan
1 day ago
There is certainly a case for "technology apt for the requirement". As long as maintenance costs don't eat you alive...
Cthulhux
1 day ago
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Some banks still use COBOL software instead of JavaScript web applications. No wonder there are financial crises all the time!
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XPav
1 day ago
The idea that JavaScript web apps will prevent financial crises is..... wow.
duerig
1 day ago
At least it is better than COBOL. Wait. I guess that is a low bar. Hahaha. But to be real for a second, this does make me wonder what the high frequency traders are programming in. Maybe C for raw speed. So the next financial crisis might come to us courtesy of a buffer overflow.
rraszews
1 day ago
About 12 years ago I applied for a job writing Matlab code for a futures trader.
PeterParslow
23 hours ago
Back in the 80s, I was surprised that the guy next to me was programming a missile launch system in Basic

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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Kids vs. Adults

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Click here to go see the bonus panel!

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Alternate formulation: kids have energy but no power. Adults have power, but are tired and would like to sit and drink coffee for a few hours.

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Hold the Egg Sandwich: Egyptian TV Is Calling

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Technicalities: Two Bobs

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What I write when my technical source doesn’t get back to me.

A tale of two very different Bobs.


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