Circle of Dominosgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
The y2knewswire site on 2/10 had an article generated by that service (not a newspaper article) titled "Circle of Dominoes". I bookmarked it intending to come back and copy it 2/11 but on my return, POOF!! Just like it never existed. The article included a statistical probability engine that allowed you to manipulate the percentage of failure possible to a system (telecom, ec.) and the percentages attributable to various underlying support or subsystems (railroads, trucks etc). I did spend a little time and found out that if you allow no more than a 5% chance of failure to subsystems, you end up with a whopping 86% chance of meltdown. If anyone runs across this engine or article, please post. Also, if you find out why it disappeared, whisper the reason to me.
-- Lobo (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 13, 1999
This site has all nine of their "reports".
-- Jon Williamson (email@example.com), February 13, 1999.
Jon, thanks for answering. Evidently I'm having some trouble with my equipment (or my grey cells). I looked about 5 or 6 times this PM and couldn't get into that site. Now it's OK.
-- Lobo (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 13, 1999.