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In this podcast, we'll take a look at the people, technology, and culture behind one of the world's most powerful and important computing platforms, the Mainframe. Expect interviews, discussions, and interesting tidbits along the way, with your hosts, Frank and Jeff.

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Episode 33 - Sharon Spaulding - Mainframe Packaging - 1.29.2018


Episode 33 - Sharon Spaulding - Mainframe Packaging - 1.29.2018

Do you enjoy dropping things? Wrapping gifts? Experimenting with densities of foam padding? Perhaps you should consider a role in Package Engineering! In this episode, we sit down and chat with Sharon Spaulding about exactly what it takes to ship mainframes (and other hardware) around the world safely.


0:19 Not that kind of packaging

2:51 We have standards around here!

4:31 Tip 'n' Tells on Terminal Talk!

8:11 @FaultWarrior

8:48 Just like Nibbler's poo

11:34 How would we mess this up?

17:49 Bob and Doug's Delivery System


21:17 IBM Z: On Tour

25:24 The Maserati of Computers

27:19 How do I become a packaging expert?




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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.89MB - Duration: 36:35 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)