Archives for September 21, 2008

Cobol Blue

In July, citing a budget shortfall, the Governor of California ordered the salaries of 170,000 State employees to be cut to the Federal minimum wage. Not so fast, said the State Controller. Because California’s payroll systems are written in antiquated Cobol code, it would take six months to implement the change and nine months to…

WTF is Microsoft trying to do here??? Can’t wait for the satires of this ad…. After you watch that, you may need to watch these to make you feel better.