Linked by snydeq on Fri 12th Aug 2011 03:55 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes InfoWorld's Galen Gruman highlights 18 technologies that remain core to the computing experience for IT, engineers, and developers 25 to 50 years since their inception. From Cobol, to the IBM mainframe, to C, to x86, these high-tech senior citizens not only keep kicking but provide the foundations for many vital systems that keep IT humming.
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Business In Science Out
by frajo on Sat 13th Aug 2011 09:52 UTC
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Obviously the InfoWorld guys don't have much of a clue when they include Cobol and tape drives in their "survivor" list but not Fortran. Seems their paying readers include business people but not scientists.

Ever wondered what software is running those supercomputer supernova Ia simulations?

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