The Millennium Bug: How to Survive the Coming Chaos

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Broadway Books, 1999 - Computers - 286 pages
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The Y2K bomb is ticking. Here's the survival guide you can't afford to be without.
Today computers are involved in every part of our lives, from electrical power, to banks, to emergency medical service. But none of us has ever experienced the kind of worldwide computer crash that will result on account of the Millennium Bug. When the clock strikes midnight on January 1, 2000, computer systems all over the world will fail--and, as author Michael Hyatt shows, the results could be disastrous.
You could lose electricity--not just for a couple of hours or days, but for weeks, months, or even years.
Phones could stop working, making it impossible to contact 911 or the police.
Military defense systems could crumble.
Banks around the world could fail, leaving you unable to access funds and eventually spawning a global depression.
Packed with up-to-the-minute information on the problem and practical suggestions to ensure survival, The Millennium Bug provides an easy-to-understand plan for securing important documents, stockpiling food and household goods, creating new forms of currency, and more. As Hyatt shows, we can protect ourselves--but time is running short, and we need to start now.

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Review: Millennium Bug, The

User Review  - Trudy Pomerantz - Goodreads

It seems that the author was trying to generate fear - yes, computer chips are everywhere but are they date dependent. I wrote the above when I read this book back in 1999. I was right - while the ... Read full review

Review: Millennium Bug, The

User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

I wasn't sure whether to rate this a five or a one. It definitely deserves a five when it comes to entertainment level. However, it really is a terrible book. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Michael S. Hyatt is the nation's leading Year 2000 consumer advocate. The publisher of Thomas Nelson, he is a part-time programming enthusiast and has written numerous custom applications for companies around the world. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and five daughters.

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