Ironic Y2k Links
For the Rollover itself visit Ironic's
Y2k is Now
You can win over $700 if you can
prove that a car won't start due to a Y2k problem.
The main arena of discussion is the USENET newsgroup
But first check out the
maintained by Pam Hystad.
Electric Power is the primary concern, of course.
Read what the NERC has to say.
MITRE is boring, but thorough and maintains the
MITRE/ESC Y2k Frequently Asked Questions
Arnold Trembley gives a wonderful blow-by-blow
Y2k remediation at MasterCard International
For more information on Big Iron,
IBM has a rollover alert page
for the period 28 December through 5 January.
A rather uninformative
Y2k page for the State of California
Tired of hearing about
Is the whole thing just a hoax?
One Canadian thinks so.
Additional Y2k relief?
Try S. Poole's sardonic take on it.
Note the frequency of the word contingency at the
Federal Aviation Administration Year 2000 Web Site
A fairly good
introduction to embedded systems
although the authors are unnecessarily pessimistic
about devices which use two digits for the year.
The Institution of Electrical Engineers (U.K.) has
some examples of embedded systems failures.
Unfortunately these are anonymized.
Declan McCullagh has started a
Y2k Culture E-zine
J.R. Stockton has compiled
a list of critical dates
Year 2000 Bookmarks
is maintained by George Girod
Y2k Warning-Sign Predictions