Y2K

Title

Y2K

Subject

The Millennium Bug

Description

The Millennium Bug, also known as Y2K

Creator

SA Rowland

Source

SA Rowland

Publisher

Weird Stuff and Friggin' Magic Production Company

Date

December 31 1999 computer cutover and go-live

Contributor

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Rights

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Relation

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Format

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Language

English (Australian)

Type

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Identifier

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Coverage

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Collection Items

Aah-- dessert! Drawing
An Alan Moir drawing that depicts a vulture labelled "I.T. industry" with another on a skeleton labelled "Y2K fears", as they look at a cow labelled "GST", ridden by two birds labelled "Accountants" and "Lawyers".

This drawing epitomises the…

Have We Learned Nothing From the Y2K Episode? Journal Article
This is a 2000 journal article that was written by reporter Dominique Deckmyn, that contains a short four question interview with Peter de Jager in respect to his original 'Doomsday 2000' article, the lesson that Y2K taught the IT Industry, and the…

De Jager: Lighten Up on Y2K Journal Article
This is a 1999 journal article that was written by reporter Matt Hamblen that contains a short four question interview with Peter de Jager in respect to Y2K and the potential for public panic.

Beating the Millennium Bug Journal Article
This journal article discusses Y2K compliance factors and a variety of potential liability and legal issues that may arise from the millennium date change in regard to insurance, copyright, contracts, mergers and acquisitions.

Doomsday 2000 Journal Article
'Doomsday 2000' is a journal article written by Peter de Jager which featured in the September 1993 issue of Computerworld Magazine. This article, although not the first that discussed the pending Year 2000 date issue, is widely recognised as the…

But contemplate what might have happened if you hadn't made offerings - ! Drawing
An Alan Moir drawing that depicts the Y2K bug being worshipped like a god, with the IT Industry as its manager preaching to the rest of the world about offerings.

The words "But contemplate what might have happened if you hadn't made offerings -…

Y2K: An Autobiography Webinar Series
In September 1993, Peter de Jager wrote an article titled 'Doomsday 2000' which was published in Computerworld Magazine. This article and his historic words have been accredited for the start of the Y2K phenomenon. In Y2K: An Autobiography, he…

The Y2K Scare News Report
This National Geographic news report on the Y2K phenomena reveals a number of different perspectives in regard to the fear propaganda of the time.

Y2K Terminal Countdown DVD
This action thriller movie, released in 1999, depicts a series of events that unfold due to the millennium bug, and a secret missile silo located in the middle of a jungle that did not have its date code updated, and is set to release its nuclear…

Y2K: Critical Systems Check News Report
This is a CBS 6 news report on how emergency services are preparing for Y2K in the Richmond area of the Virginian state in the United States of America.
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