Article 398GQ 1957: DOUGLAS WILL TRAIN YOU TO PROGRAM BIG COMPUTERS; BURROUGHS ALWAYS NEEDS _Good_ ENGINEERS

1957: DOUGLAS WILL TRAIN YOU TO PROGRAM BIG COMPUTERS; BURROUGHS ALWAYS NEEDS _Good_ ENGINEERS

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Sixty years ago, the Douglas aircraft company (later McDonnel Douglas) advertised for programmers. The bold large type headline said, "DOUGLAS WILL TRAIN YOU TO PROGRAM BIG COMPUTERS", looking almost like a cheap ad on a matchbook, rather than a dignified annoucement for professionals. The
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