Credit unions were all "green" New Year's weekend as the year 2000 finally arrived and the dreaded Y2K bug
moved to center stage.
While avian flu may well prove to be the new Y2K bug
, colleges and universities are wise to at least have a plan to deal with it and other health crises.
Most state governments have improved their information technology systems as a result of the Y2K bug
Fears of the Y2K bug
now seem distant, if not forgotten.
Dealers said investors, especially those who had been cautious late last year, were in a euphoric mood to buy after Singapore crossed over into 2000 without any major glitch from the Y2K bug
People had apparently scheduled their trips later than usual not only because of the Y2K bug
but also due to the fact that Coming-of-Age Day, a national holiday, will this year fall on Jan.
Norway's 16 airport express trains and 13 high-speed, long-distance Signatur trains were struck by the Y2K bug
on 31 January 2000.
Apparently, the engineers and technicians knew how to fix the Y2K bug
and they did it well.
Ironically, the much-feared Y2K bug
didn't wreak havoc.
First, it was in no one's interest to let the Y2K bug
A persistent and popular rumor asserted that the government planned to impose martial law on January 1, whether or not the Y2K bug
shut down systems, and that this was true because somebody's uncle or brother or dog had seen an undercover shipment of plastic road signs in a truck somewhere.
Such glitches were rare, however, as Asia entered the year 2000 with few signs of the much-feared Y2K bug