Tuesday, April 14, 2020

An Ancient Computer Language Is Slowing America’s Giant Stimulus

How can this be? What does the government do with all our tax money?

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed aging, inflexible computer systems at the heart of the U.S. economy -- and a shortage of experts to fix the problem. This is slowing the government’s effort to get billions of dollars in stimulus checks to millions of newly unemployed citizens.