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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2000_problem

The Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, the Y2K bug, or Y2K, is a class of computer bugs related to the formatting and storage of calendar data for dates beginning in the year 2000. Problems were anticipated, and arose, because twentieth-century software ... He later said, " People were calling it CDC (Century Date Change), FADL ...

www.quora.com/Why-were-the-people-so-scared-of-the-Y2K-bug

Y2K is the most popular and dangerous bug in the history of computer world. Read this (source : Wikipedia) When 1 January 2000 arrived, there were problems ...

www.vpcalendar.net/the-y2k-disaster-that-never-was.html

vpcalendar.net has information about The Y2K Disaster That Never Was. ... People also feared that our luxuries would be destroyed and that we would revert ... The scare consisted of the fear that the entire computer systems were going to fail ...

www.nytimes.com/1999/02/09/business/fear-of-the-year-2000-bug-is-a-problem-too.html

Feb 9, 1999 ... That was before tens of billions of dollars were spent on computer repairs ... ''For some people, a certain amount of panic would help,'' Mr. Koskinen said. ... also known as the Millennium Bug and Y2K, probably should have ...

www.britannica.com/technology/Y2K-bug

Mainframe computers, including those typically used to run insurance companies and banks, were thought to be subject to the most serious Y2K problems, but ...

www.techrepublic.com/blog/classics-rock/y2k-the-new-years-disaster-that-never-happened

Jan 2, 2009 ... People actually believed that the world was coming to an end. ... Mix that in with religious fear and fervor of those who were expecting the ...

time.com/3645828/y2k-look-back

Dec 31, 2014 ... Remember Y2K? ... Back in 1998, the phrase "Y2K" (that's for "year two thousand, " for those of you ... the fear of a fallout was still scary enough for TIME put the hysteria on its cover in ... So it's no wonder people were worried.

content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2072678_2072683_2072599,00.html

May 20, 2011 ... ... the first to forecast the end of days. TIME takes a look at other movements that have scared people into believing their days were numbered.

www.eonline.com/news/541614/remember-when-everyone-thought-the-world-was-going-to-end-with-y2k

May 15, 2014 ... Everyone Thought the World Was Going to End With Y2K? By. & .... Where were you and what were you doing when the world didn't end?