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30 years clean and sober today

Thirty years ago today on Earth Day, I stopped doing drugs and alcohol and returned to Planet Earth. For anyone having addiction problems, you can do it too. One day at a time. When I tell people how much I…

Why aging COBOL systems are hard to upgrade.

Hint: Crashing federal and state systems is not the fault of modern COBOL, which is quite robust and runs lots of mission-critical systems just fine. The real problem is for decades management didn’t want to spend money on training or…