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Time's running out as physicians await Y2K fallout

A Elash
1998 CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal  
, either in the hospital or doctor's office.  ...  Canada's hospitals are slowly coming to grips with the millennium bug, but Anita Elash reports that no one really knows what impact the move into the year 2000 will have on computers and medical devices  ...  However, older programs or those made by a company that is out of business will likely need to be replaced. • Be prepared financially.  ... 
pmid:9780972 pmcid:PMC1229703 fatcat:pd45ig4tb5clpkar6vpkjspecm

Investigating India's competitive edge in the IT-ITeS sector

Sankalpa Bhattacharjee, Debkumar Chakrabarti
2015 IIMB Management Review  
The study carries out a "complex" application of the model that is "instrumental" in its attitude by identifying certain distinct factors under the realms of the diamond, the interplay of which catapulted  ...  The usual disclaimer applies.  ...  The conducive environment coupled with large scale outsourcing to resolve the Y2K problem or the "Millennium Bug" ensured peaking of demand for software and services (Athreye, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.iimb.2015.01.003 fatcat:jvb3glyyazhipa7tm5f2odhcci

Crises in business markets: implications for interfirm linkages

Rajdeep Grewal, Jean L. Johnson, Suprateek Sarker
2007 Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science  
Throughout the model the authors emphasize the manifestation and influence of crisis in the interfirm relationship as well as the role of the interfirm relationship in crisis management.  ...  As such, the authors offer an advanced conceptualization of crisis and explicate the interplay of crisis and interfirm relationships.  ...  One of the largest banks in the US Impending network wide problems associated with the Y2K computer bug (socially constructed crisis).Severe problems with a major vendor that resulted in capital equipment  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11747-007-0045-1 fatcat:wvalhq5qtrbl3cohoppjpoxkzu

Viral Load. The Fantastic Rhetorical Power of the Computer Virus in the Post-9/11 Political Landscape

Casey Alt
2020
As it turns out, both of these measures are often problematic.  ...  While the Y2K bug was not a computer virus per se, its status as an inherent »accident« within any information system makes it coextensive with Parikka's larger argument about the integral nature of computer  ... 
doi:10.25365/oezg-2005-16-3-9 fatcat:hd4bhprounchblubdqewzezxo4

The Future of the History of Computing

R Arvid, Nelsen
2013 Journal of Opinions, Ideas, & Essays   unpublished
In the years preceding the turn of the millennium people were warned about the Y2K bug.  ...  The general populace became acutely aware of the potential fallout of massive system failures as people realized that computers -those machines that not long ago had been thought of solely as the purview  ... 
fatcat:57wjalpmkbhp5jwmt43iyyjkki

Risk taking [chapter]

2016 Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies  
It has been over 40 years since we began to reflect upon risk in a more social than technological and economic fashion, making sense of the gap between expert and public assessment of risks, such as to  ...  The 'millennium bug' Y2K was supposed to see the world's computers crash in 2000 but made little impact even in countries that had taken no preventative measures ( MacGregor, 2006 ) .  ...  Still today, hardly a day goes by without something -probably a food or everyday product we assumed to be safe -being identified as a risk in relation to some harm or other, usually a particular form of  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315776835-46 fatcat:4ufdww6iaffzpoya6tuq7junz4

A History of Eastern Kentucky University: The School of Opportunity

Carolyn Terry Bashaw, William E. Ellis
2006 The Journal of southern history  
And it cost $750,000 to get Eastern's computers ready for the dreaded millennium "Y2K" bug.  ...  Cooper serving as acting president, business went on as usual. However, there must have been undue pressure on the regents from some quarters.  ... 
doi:10.2307/27649194 fatcat:l3c6pofe7bge7f66zmow54k6gy

Les ressources anthropologiques dans les cyberunivers : un aperçu

Florence Dupré, Rachel Walliser, Joseph J. Lévy
2011 Anthropologie et Sociétés  
In many cases, people are far more worried about the threat of the "Y2K" bug.  ...  As we approach the year 2000, it does seem that Native communities are still closer to the pessimistic outcome, and worrying about the fallout from "Y2K" to boot.  ... 
doi:10.7202/1006385ar fatcat:pphomilcd5embcjdoiat6ngfte

History of Science and Technology

1991 Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society  
command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=2662 28 157 Campbell-Kelly, From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog, 36.158 Because of the Y2K bug, many of the legacy applications written in COBOL needed to  ...  Characteristics are usually called fields, while behaviors are methods or functions.  ... 
doi:10.1177/027046769101100610 fatcat:xac6li3shraexpvdhi66lwu22u

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

1968 Anthropology News  
And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ...  Beyond Business as Usual Although I with everybody else share the predicament captured by Borges, my concluding words will still have an activist flavor.  ... 
doi:10.1111/an.1968.9.7.11.4 fatcat:w2qp76pvhvfvdfzz2opq2lr7ba

National Science Foundation

1953 Physics today  
And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ...  Beyond Business as Usual Although I with everybody else share the predicament captured by Borges, my concluding words will still have an activist flavor.  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.3061056 fatcat:gsphp2u6nfdpznjbzktu5c7lni

National Science Foundation

1952 Physics today  
And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ...  Beyond Business as Usual Although I with everybody else share the predicament captured by Borges, my concluding words will still have an activist flavor.  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.3067552 fatcat:hlfu6kgiffdlflix7rlgqvzr4u

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

1969 Anthropology News  
And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ...  Beyond Business as Usual Although I with everybody else share the predicament captured by Borges, my concluding words will still have an activist flavor.  ... 
doi:10.1111/an.1969.10.5.5.1 fatcat:jzkg3lkpxzfwfepk5l7k3pzh5e

The National Science Foundation

1965 Nature  
And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ...  Beyond Business as Usual Although I with everybody else share the predicament captured by Borges, my concluding words will still have an activist flavor.  ... 
doi:10.1038/2061299a0 fatcat:kp3h7mn4uba4vjh4zjdi4xzrai

National Science Foundation

1953 Physics today  
And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ...  Acknowledgements The opportunity and the challenge that we face, as we begin our research and development of nanoscience and technology, is to ask these questions at an early stage of our work, so that  ...  Beyond Business as Usual Although I with everybody else share the predicament captured by Borges, my concluding words will still have an activist flavor.  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.3061377 fatcat:za23wvcwobf33aulv5grum452e
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