[buug] Y2K and Related Papers?
togo at of.net
Thu Jul 28 17:34:59 PDT 2011
For scholarly work, try searching at Google Scholar
or you local university engineering library. Perhaps
there's a university near you with a strong reputation
in Computer Science?
On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 5:18 PM, Karen Hogoboom <khogoboom at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Aaron,
> Thanks for responding. I will read the Wiki article all the way
> through. That was my first thought, but I was hoping for a technical
> paper that would describe recommendations for the future. It started
> because I was trying to find a future-thinking company to work for as
> a computer programmer and failed. I've ended up at the hypothesis
> that Y2K caused a lot more problems than have been reported to the
> American public.
> The Wiki article seems pretty silent on most country's responses,
> which either means most countries had no problems at all, or they
> decided to keep their dirty little secrets dirty.
> In particular, I wonder about people promoting clean energy here who
> have dirty secrets in their own homelands.
> I know that there are countries that spy way too much on regular
> citizens of the United States as well as our government employees, and
> give much less information back in return.
> I'm interested in the risk of exposure to other country's dirty little
> code playing out in our country because a lot of United States
> programming jobs have been outsourced to some pretty dirty players.
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 8:27 AM, Aaron Porter <atporter at primate.net> wrote:
>> All boiled down to using too few significant digits, ostensibly to
>> "save space" on old systems. The Wikipedia article looks sane. What kind
>> of "best thinking" are you looking for?
>> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 07:46:10AM -0700, Karen Hogoboom wrote:
>>> I would like to find the best possible source to read about Y2K and
>>> related problems. I am looking for a source that's clear and concise.
>>> Can any of you direct my attention toward the best thinking on this
>>> topic? Thank you.
> Karen Lee Hogoboom
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