rjmarvin writes: Cities are taking coding to the streets http://sdt.bz/64063 through projects like Code for America and CityNext, working with governments on multiple levels to better serve constituents with mobile and cloud technologies. The "Peace Corps for geeks" is leveraging technology to make everyday life in cities run more smoothly, providing a way to "connect technologist and designers with their government to solve important problems and reimagine how government could work." It's the way of the future...
Programmers used to batch environments may find it hard to live without
giant listings; we would find it hard to use them.
-- D.M. Ritchie