Thursday, December 20, 2012

In honor of the 12-21-12 Mayan Apocalypse, I recall my Y2K night (Video)

I have paid less attention to tomorrow's prophesied world end than I have to the man in the moon. I recall the hype about Year 2000 mayhem, and due to my job back then in the Midwest, I spent New Years Eve 1999 helping to monitor the computers that protected financial information in underground data centers. The experience was less spooky than it sounds, and as many readers know, nothing happened; the Y2K bug never appeared.

The closest I came to fun that day and night was watching a young guy run out to fetch me coffee. So, to all you out there fearing that tomorrow morning the word ends, you'd be better off just having a good time as Prince does in his classic party song "1999."