The votes are in, and here are the first, second, and third place winners of the Fortran Storytelling Competition. In addition to recognizing the winners, HeroX would like to extend our deepest thanks to all competitors for sharing their stories. YOU are the key ingredient that makes crowdsourcing work. So keep sharing, keep innovating, and of course -- keep competing. And now, for the winners:

In first place: 
Jay McInvale with "Oil Refinery Blues"

In second place: 
Stephen Chase with "FORTRAN Over Half a Century Ago"

In third place: 
Terence Dowling with "Computer Architecture has Changed"