Category: business

  • La crise en France

    La crise en France

    Rapporté au PIB, le niveau d’endettement a plus que doublé en 20 ans, passant de 33% à 68%. L’endettement total des particuliers atteint 1439 milliards d’euros, et l’habitat représente 84% de cette somme.

  • Most ATMs run on COBOL in 2022 !

    Most ATMs run on COBOL in 2022 !

    I first started this conversation with my girlfriend, she is a tech recruiter and I was joking about the fact that most French banks are struggling nowadays to recruit COBOL programmers to maintain their infrastructures. She immediately laughed at me and would not believe me that this very old programming language is use in the […]

  • What happened to Starbucks’ vanilla syrup ?

    What happened to Starbucks’ vanilla syrup ?

    I admit I am way more concerned by the effect of the BiteDance app on people that the taste of cheap Chinese made Starbucks vanilla syrup. If you even dowloaded the app or even use it, you have probably tasted how addictive it can be.