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Ask HN: What are the emerging niches in computer science
18 points by pieronero 3 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments
I would like to know what are the emerging niches in information technology. I would be interested in specific answers, not generic things like Big Data, artificial intelligence, etc.



Legacy offline codebases from big, often public or fintech institutions, are often written in arcane / archaic languages like Cobol or Fortran or even more low level and urgently need to be managed, refactored or modernised properly, without surrendering safety and security.


Everything around energy efficiency.


SLAM


What industries would you say are currently using SLAM?




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