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31329RE: [midatlanticretro] PDP-11 Programmers WANTED!

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  • Brian Schenkenberger, VAXman-
    Jun 19, 2013
      "brian_cirulnick" <techrat@...> writes:

      >Dunno if you've seen this article, but it turns out that Nuclear Plants are=
      > going to keep their existing PDP-11's running until 2050, so right now, GE=
      > is scouring Vintage Computer forums in search of PDP-11 programmers....
      >
      >http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/06/19/nuke_plants_to_keep_pdp11_until_205=
      >0/
      >
      >Yes boys and girls, vintage computing is alive and well in places like Insu=
      >rance, Banks, and Nuclear Power. Funny how things that are CRITICAL to runn=
      >ing our infrastructure aren't running Windows.=20

      Funny? I sing my praises to the great spaghetti monster that these places
      have NOT been placed in jeopardy by great malefactor of the IS/IT industry!

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