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Down the rabbit hole: my brief odyssey into the esoteric world of the tight-knit time zone data maintenance community who quietly keep the world’s computers from avoiding DST-related-meltdowns

The next time your Linux or MacOS-based computer boots into the perfect time zone, say a mental thank you to Paul Eggert and the team responsible for maintaining the world time zone computer database. Photo by Pixabay from Pexels


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

Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images


A computer science professor explains the evolution of coding careers

Margaret H. Hamilton, a pioneering computer scientist and former head of the Software Engineering Division of MIT’s Instrumentation Laboratory. Photo: NurPhoto/Getty Images


Carlos Martinez Baldenegro graduated top of his class in computer science yet suffered years of recruitment discrimination in the tech industry. Now he may be forced to leave the United States.

Photo courtesy of the Martinez family


Mira is retiring to make room for the fastest supercomputer in the country — but first, it’s finishing its biggest project yet

The petascale Blue Gene/Q supercomputer, Mira, was constructed by IBM for Argonne National Laboratory.
The petascale Blue Gene/Q supercomputer, Mira, was constructed by IBM for Argonne National Laboratory. Photo: Argonne National Laboratory/CC BY 2.0


Future Human

This software engineer let an algorithm pick where he lives, what he does—even what tattoo to get. Is he onto something?

Hawkins’ Random Place to Live program sent him to areas of Slovenia, Japan, India, Taiwan, and Dubai. He’s pictured here in Essen, Germany.


A pioneer in the study of complex systems tells the origin story of one of the most famous intellectual institutes in the world

Credit: Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Images


A response from the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code

Photo courtesy : Girls Who Code


The future of computing is analog

Credit: Arterra/Getty

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