• The Silver Bullet list

    There are now over 1400 entries in the Silver Bullet (SB) list (example Saxon Base) When I was working for Chris Winter on the Silver Bullet project we started a collection of word pairs where the first word started with an S and the second started with a B The list now contains over 1400 […]

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  • Three times older than when I started

    I celebrated being exactly 3 times the age that I was when I first started working for IBM, on 30th April 2009. Here’s the REXX exec to demonstrate it /* Routine to calculate when you will be exactly 3 times older than when you first started working. */ dob = date( “B”, “30 Jul 1958″ […]

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  • top 10 list of questions to ask when some code doesn’t work

    Unfortunately I have never seen such a list. But I’m prepared to start one. If you’re the asker – find the “stupid question asker” and start explaining the problem to them. You’ll realise your mistake quite quickly – if you’re worried that that it could be a silly mistake, and not worth being awarded “the […]

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  • I was once locked into two tapes drives

    After my first year at University I worked on shift as a computer operator, in Building E machine room. My job involved – typing “k e,1″ to clear a line from the Master terminal of a System 370 running MFT. – sitting behind a line printer fanning the greenline paper into the box when the […]

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  • I sent my first email in 1975

    My first job at IBM was as a vacation student working in the ROSS User’s group, in RESPOND. ROSS – Rationalised Ordering Support System RESPOND – Retrieval Entry, Storage (and) Processing (of) Online Networked Data I was a clerk and the only Brit in the department. Every day I’d have to write a telex to […]

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