04 June 2020

Blogs are back

My colleague Todd and I dashed off a quick refactoring of some one-off work that the team did a couple months ago (Todd's part was the much greater lift). Et voilĂ , our second liveblog-style collection of breaking news posts on a critical topic: Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice. With all the yummy reusability that will enable the newsroom to build new collections as the world rumbles on. Maybe a collection for the November elections?

26 April 2020

It never went away

John Delany reports that COBOL is back.
It is estimated $3 trillion in daily commerce flows through COBOL systems, while 95% of ATM swipes and 80% of in-person banking transactions rely on COBOL code.

16 February 2020