News in Review Y2K: Much Ado About Nothing

News in Review Y2K: Much Ado About Nothing

In light of the much touted Y2K bug, preparations on a global scale and enormous expenditures may well have resulted in what many consider a non-event. Like preventive medicine, however, planning and preparation are always preferable to disease control or crisis management. Were the costs justified or necessary? What is for certain is that it was a spectacular party that circled the globe – a celebration that in its own way once again confirmed the interconnectedness of humankind.

  • 2000
  • 00:13:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2000
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Edition
February 2000
Subjects
Year 2000 date conversion (Computer systems) [LCSH] Year 2000 date conversion (Computer systems) -- Canada [LCSH] Technology [LCSH] Computer science [LCSH]
Team
Knowlton Nash (Host), Kelly Crowe (Journalist), Paul Workman (Journalist), Elizabeth Palmer (Journalist), Raymond Saint-Pierre (Journalist), Eric Sorensen (Journalist), Peter Mansbridge (Journalist), Susan Harada (Journalist), Saša Petricic (Journalist)
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