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National and Global Implications of the Year 2000 and Embedded System Crisis.
Hot Link please. Worth the read.
-- Mike Lang (email@example.com), February 25, 1999
Typed in address twice and it did not work.
Will try again if link is posted !
-- PMM (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 25, 1999.
-- Kevin (email@example.com), February 25, 1999.
WOW! Thanks for the link. This should be required reading for every American, oh what the heck, everyone in the WORLD!
BTW, it sounds like she spent alot of time here! ;-)
I noticed her theory about why everyone doesn't GI was similar to one posted here recently.
"One explanation is that relatively few people have well developed synthetic reasoning skills or systems analysis skills. These are exactly the skills that are needed in order to make assessments. Copious amounts of logic and commonsense are similarly needed in order to comprehend the nature and scope of the impacts associated with all aspects of the Y2K problem. All of these skills and capacities are needed in understanding the connectivity and interdependency aspects of Y2K. Persons who quickly "recognize connections" may be among the first to comprehend the potential severity of the impacts."
Chock FULL of concrete steps which should be taken at every level to avoid potential catastrophy.
Blunt honest advice to Public Officials who choose to LIE through their teeth.
Please hire Ms. Gordon immediately, oh and uh give her a really big budget.
-- Deborah (youGo@girl.com), February 25, 1999.
Is anyone out there in the Dee Cee area planning on going to the Evening Panel Program at the Washinton Post, 6pm - 9 pm, Monday, March 1. It's an open invitation to an evening panel program on Y2K, Community Emergency Management and Community Preparedness.
Sponsors: George Washington University Y2K Group
Host: The Washington Post Company
When: Monday, March 1, 1999
6 PM (Reception)
7 - 9 PM (Panel Program)
Where: The Community Room, 9th Floor The Washington Post Company 1150 15th St NW (at 15th and L Sts, NW) Washington, DC
Panelists: Federal Emergency Management Agency Representative (INVITED)
Michael Nolan, City Administrator, Norfolk, Nebraska (CONFIRMED)
Gerald A. Collins, Senior Associate, External Relations, Disasters Services, American Red Cross, National Head- quarters (CONFIRMED)
Discussants: Margaret Anderson, Director of Plicy, Center for Y2K & Society, Washington, DC
Paula Gordon, Visiting Research Professor and Director of Special Projects, Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning (RPSOL), George Washington University, author of a White Paper on Y2K
Moderator: Robert McLane, The Washington Post Company
Please RSVP: To firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Subarb (email@example.com), February 25, 1999.
BTW Mr. President,
Please keep your zipper zipped around Prof. Gordon.
-- Deborah (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 27, 1999.