It’s January 1, 2000 in Auckland, Sydney and Tokyo, but early in the morning New Year’s Eve in California. SiliconValley.com has dispensed with the usual format to do an ongoing weblog of events as the new day moves around the world.
This is a new era in more ways than one. I’m jazzed.
Office Pool in Silicon Valley
My New Year’s Eve column is my homage to William Safire of the New York Times, who does this every year. It’s a multiple-choice quiz about events in the coming year. My predictions are at the end.
Y2K Not Entirely a Non-Issue?
They don’t seem to be all that serious, but some Year 2000 computer glitches are becoming apparent, Perl programming guru Tom Christiansen tells me in an e-mail I’ve posted here.