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Designing a New ERP

A surprising proportion of ERP implementations in operation today were purchased by managers with worries about the Y2K bug in the late 1990s. This paper discusses how the rapid rate of change in technology, business and culture requires ... Industry Week, 3 days ago

Will 512K do what Y2K failed to: Bring down the Internet?

EBay was down, emails were slow and Twitter was filled with reports of another Internet disruption. Internet has grown too soon, too fast for its own good and we might be witnessing a repeat of yet another Y2K like phenomenon something that the ...
 Emirates2475 days ago The Internet goes up in flames: Could 512k be the new Y2K?  ITProPortal.com6 days ago Is the Internet 'full' and going to shut down?  Bangladesh Daily Star5 days ago Is the Web full and likely to shut down?  Taipei Times Online6 days ago
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Ad of the Day: How Bad Tech and Big Hair Delayed the Invention of Twix Bites for 30 Years

Add the mind-numbing slowness of '90s dial-up Internet, the panic surrounding the Y2K bug and the hair styles of the '80s to the list of reasons why bite-size Twix candy bars weren't introduced years ago. Four amusing new spots from Mars ...
 Adweek Online6 days ago Ad of the Day How Bad Tech and Big Hair Delayed the Invention of Twix Bites for 30 Years  Big News Network5 days ago

Echoes of Y2K: internet outgrows its gear

In order to see the content of this page, you will need to enable your cookies by following these steps: iPhone • Open Settings • Touch on Safari • Touch on Accept Cookies • Select Always Android • Press the MENU button ...
 The Australian1 week ago The internet is almost full  660 News6 days ago CISCO SYSTEMS : Echoes of Y2K : Engineers Buzz That Internet Is Outgrowing Its Gear  4 Traders1 week ago CISCO SYSTEMS : Y2K Meets 512K As Internet Limit Approaches  4 Traders1 week ago

No good deed goes unpunish-- Oh wait, never mind!

It's shortly after Y2k, and this pilot fish is part of a small IT group at a big multinational company. "The data center I supported was in the top floor of a multistory building near the airport," says fish. "I was put on a team tasked with ...
 Computerworld2 weeks ago

Mobile phones ring in wrong daylight saving

The Y2K bug may have been a dud, but the daylight saving glitch has struck - yet again. Telstra denied it was responsible for an electronic hiccup that caused havoc yesterday when mobile phones, BlackBerries and other personal digital assistants ...
 WA Today4 weeks ago

A&M's Sumlin has worked wonders, but Aggies shouldn't expect SEC title run in 2014

For fans seeking a historical context, Texas A&M football coach Kevin Sumlin has morphed into Mack Brown, Y2K version. In his first two seasons at his new school, Sumlin has energized a huge fan base by helping an inherited asset win a Heisman ...
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago
International Business Times UK

Zombie Army: Y2K Bug Sends Draft Notices to 14,000 Pennsylvanian Men From the 19th Century

Uncle Sam's 'I Want You' World War I US Conscription Campaign Poster - some long-dead men have been conscripted anew due to a computer glitchLibrary of Congress / Wikimedia Commons Remember the Y2K Millennium Bug, which was the bane of IT ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago Y2K bug sees army of zombies threaten to take Pennsylvania  TheInquirer.net1 month ago Today In Year-based Computer Errors: Draft Notices Sent To Men Born In the 1800s  Slashdot1 month ago Computer bug sends army draft notices to 14,000 centenarians  Irish Independent1 month ago

Y2K glitch orders 14K deceased men to join the military draft

The Y2K apocalypse may be hitting 14 and a half years late. And, a small town in Pennsylvania appears to be getting the first blow with demands for 14,215 deceased men to join the country's military draft. A glitch in the Selective Service System ...
 CNET Reviews1 month ago

How to Rescue a Long-Lost Spaceshipin 8 Steps

In 1999, as the world was bracing for Y2K, NASA trashed some old transmitters it had used to talk to spaceships that were no longer in use. ISEE-3 was launched in 1978, conducting groundbreaking missions that included studies of solar wind and comet ...
 National Journal1 month ago
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