James Babcock Talks SHARE ‘Birds Of A Feather’ Programming And The Passage of Knowledge

In the six-and-a-half decades since SHARE began, mainframe computing has evolved and grown into the stable, secure platform that many enterprises rely on today. From the first meetings in the basement of the RAND Corp. headquarters building to its twice-yearly events today, SHARE has become the go-to place for mainframers and developers alike to share their knowledge and build their networks. All of this helps support the growth and improvement of the enterprise platform. We caught up with James Babcock, former SHARE president (1964-1965) and program committee member and former owner of Allen-Babcock Computing, to talk about SHARE's early days and his advice for the next generation of mainframers.

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