Programming in a Prison Cell

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Programming in a Prison Cell

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Posted March 31, 1998 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

For a few weeks in January, the British computer company ICL investigated the possibility of hiring prisoners for their Y2000 projects. This generated a number of jokes on the Internet, but my reaction was probably a little different than most: I thought to myself, "Well, at least they'll have decent offices to work in."