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Finding that Sweet Spot

My father was a computer programmer, way back in the day. If you’ve seen the movie, Hidden Figures, then you may recall NASA’s introduction to the IBM mainframe. Well,…that's what I learned programming on. Not at NASA, though. By the 1970s, businesses were employing the IBM mainframes. My father worked for an international men’s apparel company where he led their computer programming division. My Day-with-Dad-at-Work days consisted of learning basic code to create novel print outs of my name in multiple variations. I think that was the System/370 days, a more advanced series from the NASA version highlighted in the movie.

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