NASA offers $15,000 prize as incentive for developers to improve the performance of its legacy Fortran code

Carly Page
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$15,000 on offer for helping to supercharge NASA's simulation software

US space agency NASA is calling on developers to help it improve the performance of its 30-year-old Fortran code - and offering $15,000 bounty as an incentive. However, the offer is only open to US...

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