Good god

> The technology dates to the 1970s — though this particular machine was updated in the ’90s to make it Y2K-compliant. The company that once manufactured SCAMPS no longer exists; when the machine breaks down, an IRS employee fabricates replacement parts on-site. “Only one guy knows how to fix the thing,” says John Desselle, a mailroom department manager.

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@pixouls this is wild 😵‍💫! but on the other hand... I'm always impressed by the staying power of things like ✨super old programs✨ written in COBOL.

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