I just heard the news. Such a sad day. RIP Betty White, dead at age 99, just weeks away from her 100th birthday. January 17, 1922 to December 31, 2021. The world will be a little less funny without you.
I remember several years ago, my sister and I were having one of those rambling conversations where the topics jump from this to that and then Continue reading
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since the Y2K hysteria of December 31st, 1999. Happy New Year! We didn’t die!
Now, you can easily search for the old news reports about the Millennium Bug and read why computer systems were, or were not, going to implode at the stroke of midnight, thrusting all of mankind into a new Dark Ages amid a Y2K apocalypse. This, however, is a more personal story of one small person tasked with testing and patching office computers in the months leading up to Y2K and The End Of The World. Continue reading