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Apr
20

Wanted: People who know a half century-old computer language so states can process unemployment claims

In New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy has put out a call for volunteers who know how to code the decades-old computer programming language called COBOL because many of the state’s systems still run on older mainframes.

In Kansas, Gov. Laura Kelly said the state’s Departments of Labor was in the process of modernizing from COBOL but then the virus interfered. “So they’re operating on really old stuff,” she said.
Connecticut has also admitted that it’s struggling to process the large volume of unemployment claims with its “40-year-old system comprised of a COBOL mainframe and four other separate systems.” The state is working to develop a new benefits system with Maine, Rhode Island, Mississippi and Oklahoma. But the system won’t be finished before next year.

“Literally, we have systems that are 40-plus-years-old,” New Jersey Gov. Murphy said over the weekend. “There’ll be lots of postmortems and one of them on our … Read More

Mar
30

Demographics of Internet and Home Broadband Usage in the United States

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The internet represents a fundamental shift in how Americans connect with one another, gather information and conduct their day-to-day lives. For more than 15 years, Pew Research Center has documented its growth and distribution in the United States. Explore the patterns of internet and home broadband adoption below.

Internet use over time

When Pew Research Center began systematically tracking Americans’ internet usage in early 2000, about half of all adults were already online. Today, nine-in-ten American adults use the internet.

Year U.S. adults
2000 52%
2001 55%
2002 59%
2003 61%
2004 63%
2005 68%
2006 71%
2007 74%
2008 74%
2009 76%
2010 76%
2011 79%
2012 83%
2013 84%
2014 84%
2015 86%
2016 88%
2018 89%
2019 90%

Pew Research Center

Who uses the internet

For some demographic groups – such as young adults, college graduates and those from

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Apr
17

The United States Social Security Administration

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Feb
1

Technology And Culture In The United States As we speak

The technology of 3-dimensional (3D) picture is now changing into the newest development on this planet of TVs and screens alike. • Most essential, Congress enacted a profound overhaul of the American health care system, extending protection to 30 million Individuals; imposing intensive mandates on insurance carriers, employers, and state governments; creating new insurance coverage exchanges; imposing an array of new taxes, charges, and penalties; extending drug advantages; and making vital cuts within the Medicare program.

Moreover, when boys create a social media account on Instagram, Fb, and Twitter will want a singular username. Many individuals have invested the money they supposed to use for one thing else into hospital bills due to the negative effects of technological improvement.

Social media is a social drawback created by technology. There are now loads of adults who have been introduced up on technological advances and it is also true that society, justice … Read More