Make your own free website on Tripod.com
Recommended Resources
Cyberhaven.com Offshore havens, asset protection, global investing and other useful techniques.
The Year 2000 Bookshelf Books to help your evaluate the Y2K problems you face.

Gary North's Y2K Links and Forums - Mirror

Summary and Comments

(feel free to mail this page)


Category: 

Power_Grid

Date: 

1997-09-20 17:49:48

Subject: 

The Embedded Chip Problem: Personal Testimony

  Link:

http://www.websurfer.net/personal/technovelist/y2k.htm

Comment: 

On September 19, Steve Heller attended a y2k meeting in Dallas. Speaking was a y2k test manager for the holding company of regional electrical utilities. Heller says he had this exchange during the meeting. It related to embedded chips: the coded microprocessors built into the systems.

* * * * * * * * *

Q: What are you doing about your embedded systems exposure?

A: We have just begun the assessment phase for our embedded systems exposure. Every piece of equipment that has a microprocessor in it will have to be tested and possibly fixed. We don't know how big a task this will be yet, because we haven't finished the assessment phase.

Q: But why didn't you start the embedded systems work first? What good will it do you if you get every business system fixed but you can't generate or distribute power?

A: We can't figure that out either.

Link: 

http://www.websurfer.net/personal/technovelist/y2k.htm

Return to Category: Power_Grid

Return to Main Categories

Return to Home Page