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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek, having joined the publication in 2003. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in August 2006

Readers Chime In On The Greatest Software Ever

8/17/2006
Our article on the Greatest Software Ever stirred many reader responses, from a variety of sources, including one from a writer who has a picture of himself next to a running Colossus machine--the machine that cracked the Nazi codes--at Bletchley Park, England.

Many of the comments add depth and understanding to my selections. Several writers made good arguments contesting some choices, particularly

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5 That Almost Made The List Of Greatest Software Ever

8/11/2006
It was no easy task researching and writing our cover story this week describing the 12 best pieces of software written. After the agony of whittling that list down to a top dozen, you'd think I'd be finished. But no, here are the top five other programs that didn't make the list--even though they were very, very strong candidates.

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