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The Year 2000 Panic

I think people like to panic. The media love it.

Unsplash.com Markus Spiske

The buildup to the year 2000 panic was a lulu.

The reason for the panic started in 1959 with a compiler program named COBOL. It’s like this — COBOL was originally a US Department of Defense compiler developed to allow program portability between various computers.

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