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Comment Re:Long Time Runner Here... (Score 1) 169

This! I have never understood people who bring their telephone along while running.
Really, do you want to be able to receive calls while training, or is one so addicted to whatsapp and similar stuff that it has to be used even while running?
Maybe useful to call in an emergency when I get into an accident... But that it a risk I take. In four years or running, I never needed to make a call while training.

Comment COBOL (Score 1) 429

Learn COBOL? Job security 100%.

But it is nothing like all the 'modern' languages because it has hardly evolved. As a modern day well educated programmer, you will still need to make a few mind leaps to become a COBOL programmer, and as such it counts as obscure.

However, many banks still handle their transactions on mainframes with COBOL.

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