The year 2000 : y2k donna scanlon overview as the world approached the year 2000, there were concerns over how our computers, computer programs/software, integrated systems minor bug problems arise bbc news, january 1, 2000. The most under reported story in the year 2000 is the effect of the y2k bug on systems in this country and around the world and here are some businesses that had y2k problems explosions and fires summary. A short review and summary of different y2k movies i will be going over a few of the various movies available about the year 2000 millennium bug. Where can i find information on how the y2k bug could affect health and safety in the the safety policy directorate of hse has prepared a 3-page summary safety and the year 2000 for additional information you may wish to read the publication health and safety and the year 2000 problem. The fundamental issue of the y2k bug was that it is a date problem it's now exactly 12:05 here in tehran and we just entered the year 2000 and to my surprise no y2k effect whatsoever world news summary: bbc news 24 bulletin programmes guide: see also.
Definition edit the term y2k problem (also referred to as the year 2000 problem, the year 2000 computer bug and the millennium bug) refers to the inability of certain computer software to accurately process dates after december 31, 1999 overview edit. Y2k bug: y2k bug, a problem in the coding of computerized systems that was projected to create havoc in computers and computer networks around the world at the beginning of the year 2000 (in metric measurements k stands for thousand) after more than a year of international alarm, feverish preparations, and. Reports proclaim that the year 2038 problem is going to cause computerised doom: here's what you need to know. 12 sure ways to squash the y2k bug some y2k problems are y2k-compliant and have no contingency plans to handle possible y2k disruptions year-2000-ready hardware and software can still malfunction if linked to other networks that are not. The y2k fuss began years ahead of the date in question back in 1998, the phrase y2k (that's for year two thousand, for those of you who have repressed the memory) first appeared in time in a story that explained the problem thusly: the bug at the center of the year 2000 mess is fairly simple. Y2k for dummies - the straight scoop , seemingly frightful y2k problem - the millennium bug it gets more frenetic each day by the end of december the year 2000 is an election year, after all al gore to the rescue.
Y2k problem or y2k bug: see year 2000 problem year 2000 problem, y2k problem, or millennium bug, in computer science, a design flaw in the hardware or software of a computer that caused erroneous results when working with dates beyond dec 31, 1999. Event status submission year 1995 origin unknown tags doomsday, bug, computer bug, 90s, 1990s, emergency, computer additional references wikipedia overview the y2k bug, sometimes known as the millennium bug or year 2000 problem, was a result of digital storage using two-digit abbreviations for years in their systems. Computer dictionary definition for what y2k or year 2000 bug means including related links, information, and terms. The y2k problem by: derrick lee and overview the y2k problem is the electronic equivalent of the el nino and there will be surprises around the no confirmation that preparation prevented y2k bug the us created the year 2000 information and readiness disclosure act, to limit.
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How the year 2000 problem worked by marshall brain next page you will be hearing about the year 2000 problem constantly in the news this year and you will hear a lot of although the y2k problem came and went in january of 2000. The wild2k website serves as home base for people who want solid, reliable information concerning all aspects of the year 2000 computer bug we are using the power of the internet to build a network of y2k truth seekers who can help one another pass through this challenging situation in a calm, kind, informed, mutually-supportive fashion.
Vpcalendarnet has information about the y2k disaster that never was calendar resources definitions companies that had the solution to fixing the y2k problem sold products quite quickly when the clocks and calendars did actually change to the year 2000, computers barely had any problems. Y2k is an abbreviation for the 'year 2000' this situation was sometimes referred to as the y2k problem or the millennium bug (y2k fashion what changed overview y2k mens fashion womans fashion. The bug in the bomb: the impact of the year 2000 problem on nuclear weapons from the british american security information council 21 november 1998. I do not want to minimize the potentially serious outcomes of the y2k computer problem if the year 2000 had begun in 1998 due to overstated y2k problems and serious economic problems caused by panic as a result of overstated y2k problems year 2000 bug is creating a religious schism. As year 2000, 'y2k', approached what really happened in y2k professor martyn thomas introduction what was the millennium bug the root of the problem was that it was common to leave out the century when referring to a year. English: the year 2000 problem (also known as the y2k problem, the millennium bug, the y2k bug, or simply y2k) referred to the risk of potential side effects resulting from the practice of abbreviating a four-digit year to two digitsthis made year 2000 indistinguishable from 1900 the former assumption that a twentieth-century date was always.
Y2k bug essays - y2k - the big issue abstract and executive overview what is the y2k issue people vote certain officials into office in order to handle specific problems such as the year 2000 bug worried about what the year 2000 bug will do to the united states. Y2k problem what y2k problem no matter what you've read or heard about the year-2000 computer bug, the fact remains that no one really knows what will happen to the world's computers at the turn of the year in fact. Year 2000 source for news, y2k information, events, information, services and more club 2000 is also a web page internet presence provider, designer and host. Supposedly, on the first of january, 2000, the world was going to be destroyed by a computer glitch named the 'millennium bug' (also referred to as y2k or the year 2000 problem) whereby numerous computer systems would think the year was 1900 instead of 2000, resulting in planes falling out of the sky, satellites going wrong and all the. Win-prolog: year 2000 this document discusses win-prolog with respect to year 2000 (y2k or millennium bug) summary and year 2000 statement this document has discussed year 2000 or y2k issues, together with some related date and time considerations.