December 18 Oregon Register article on cascading effects: URL?greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
There was a front page article December 18 in the Oregon Register by Joe Mosely. I understand it was about cascading effects of Y2K. Does anyone know if there is a URL? Thanks! I tried several searches without any success.
-- ac (email@example.com), December 24, 1999
I don't know about the Oregon Register, but there is a good article about the subject at this link:
-- Linkmeister (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 24, 1999.
Y2K impact may not end Jan. 1
-- spider (email@example.com), December 24, 1999.
....and the URL is http://www.registerguard.com/news/19991218/1a.y2kcascade.1218.html
-- ac (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 24, 1999.
..."A picture is emerging of a failure scenario that is more than simple, localized outages," McConnell says. "What is likely is a growing slowdown in commerce as capacity is reduced by a confluence of degraded infrastructure performance and shaky consumer confidence."
It's called "entropy". Get used to it.
-- Mac (email@example.com), December 24, 1999.