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This is for 'pollies' and 'doomers' alike. Don't let the fact that this is a Christian oriented program keep you from listening. Clearly, the correspondent brings a sober and, I believe accurate report from the most recent y2k symposium in Washington D.C.
The Y2k Endgame, Novenber 8
We'll talk about it after you have a listen. Stunning.
-- Me (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 08, 1999
-- tc (email@example.com), November 08, 1999.
Year 2000 National Symposium Series just completed in New York. Ed Yourdon was one of the scheduled speakers. Gordon McDonald from Chuck Missler's Koinonia House attended and provides the detail of what was said.
Real Audio. Worth 55 minutes of your time although he tends to be long-winded. I've listened to many of his reports.
The audio report
-- (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 08, 1999.
Described as Crisis Management Conference
10-15% Reduction in the Flow of Oil (4% Decrease in '73-'74)
50 Times Higher than Normal Systems Failure Rate
-- PJC (email@example.com), November 08, 1999.
Very interesting! Sounds like Washington isn't telling everything they know to JQP...
-- Nabi (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 08, 1999.
Hi Me (that sounds funny),
You're right! That is a good discussion.
BTW, PJC, I recall them saying that the conference people said that there could be 1000 times the number of errors that computers have today -- that is, the contingency plans should be for problems 1000 times worse than today.
-- Dean -- from (almost) Duh Moines (email@example.com), November 09, 1999.
Crisis management at the New York Year 2000 Symposium in October.
-- Diane J. Squire (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 10, 1999.