Published in


IBM Rallies COBOL Engineers to Save Overloaded Unemployment Systems

The company is offering free COBOL training and a forum for COBOL engineers

Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

As millions file for unemployment benefits in the United States every week, states’ aging computer systems simply cannot keep up.




The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

March 2021 CX Briefing

SEREE 360 Wi-Fi Action Camera Review

Never A Dull Moment: Entering The Fourth Age

Sense Glove: A Helping Hand for VR Pain Therapy

Ampaire is Working Together with FAA to Certify Hybrid-Electric Eco Caravan

MacGyver Season 1 Episode 10 Science Notes: Pliers

4 Reasons Your Phone is Not Right for You

The robots are helping to be more beautiful or How we help change the cosmetics industry

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

More from Medium

BQN, Lettuce and Tomato

Thoughts on “Crucial Conversations”

The unit of interestingness

What to do if your UAT and Prod environment are different