Infomagic summarizes why his is theory is more likelygreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
from c.s.y2k 1/20/99:
[snip of Cory's "Living in a science-fiction novel" post on this thread]
To summarize, Cory, a hyper drive requires unusual intelligence and a lot of hard work. So does actually _fixing_ Y2K (or the global economic crisis). My scenario requires nothing more than common stupidity and procrastination.
Which do you think is more likely? Which is actually happening?
y 2 0 0 0 @ i n f o m a g i c . c o m
-- a (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 23, 1999
The technical reasons supporting Infomagic are:
Tech level 1
Tech level 2
-- RD. ->H (email@example.com), January 23, 1999.
"Never underestimate the power of human greed and stupidity" Robert A. Heinlein
I may not be able to get 50 miles out of town, but I'm moving out of the city this spring......
-- Jon Williamson (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 23, 1999.
- 2% of the population has an IQ of 130 or above.
- A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
- Follow the money
- Enstein was considered retarded as a boy.
- Jesus Christ was crucified
-- Doomed (email@example.com), January 23, 1999.