Optimist/pessimist differences: 1999 must-read materialgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TB2K spinoff uncensored : One Thread
One way of contrasting the views held on Y2k awareness before the rollover is to consider what a 'doomer' or 'polly' might have suggested as Y2k must-reading in 1999. A 'polly' might have suggested sites such as these --
And 'doomers' might have suggested
Last year -- before the rollover -- what sites did you consider to be essential for understanding the big picture on Y2k?
-- (Convers@tion.starter), September 11, 2000
Certainly, and without a doubt, the most comprehensive site had to be
Forget Gary North's commentary, it was truly a portal to the relevant Y2K links.
-- King of Spain (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 11, 2000.
-- Doc Paulie (email@example.com), September 11, 2000.
-- (font@off.?), September 11, 2000.
-- (.@...), September 11, 2000.
One place for the "big picture" was the U.S. Naval War College. They looked at many different potential outcomes.
Year 2000 International Security Dimension Project links
-- Glad (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 11, 2000.