Translation of millennium bug in Spanish:

millennium bug

efecto dos mil, n.

noun

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    efecto dos mil masculine
    • Mayhap the millennium bug was a victim of itself?
    • Their fervent hope is that anger at chaos caused by the millennium bug could lead to revulsion powerful enough to prevent the digital ascendancy.
    • Even the dreaded millennium bug failed to put in an appearance.
    • A report issued the same day by the Conference Board of Canada warned that failure to deal immediately with the millennium bug could throw Canada into a recession in the first half of 2000.
    • Are the people who are warning us about climate change the same people - and the same organizations - that warned us about the millennium bug?
    • Although this will not cut much ice with cynics, it is the same argument used to explain why the millennium bug failed to have the catastrophic effects predicted.
    • It seems the flu virus, rather than a computer glitch, turned out to be the real millennium bug.
    • Disappointingly, the millennium bug left my computer running smoothly.
    • There was a sense of glee that the millennium bug did not bite and market players were ready to take the profits that were delayed into 2000 for tax purposes.
    • This year, the government has been working hard at persuading businesses and individuals to take the millennium bug seriously.
    • The millennium bug didn't seem to hamper the year 2000 rollover, but consumers are finding bugs elsewhere, according to reports.
    • In fact, European officials are confidently predicting the net economic impact will be nil, just like the millennium bug scare about possible computer glitches in January last year.
    • He was finally told that the holiday had been cancelled because airlines were too worried about flying because of the threat of the millennium bug.
    • The millennium bug stems from mainly older computer systems which were programmed to read only the last two digits of a year.
    • Those of you who think the millennium bug didn't hit, you're mistaken.
    • Problems concerning the millennium bug aside, this has not been a particularly good century for getting things right about the future.
    • South Korea's Y2K management office is continuing to call on companies to beware of the millennium bug with the start Monday of normal business operations.
    • Companies realized, when faced with the millennium bug, that disaster preparedness, security and risk management were fundamental to the survival of corporations.
    • Spending levels are expected to spiral above even those in 1999, when major companies splurged out of fear of the millennium bug.
    • Italians, who were internationally scolded for slowness in preparing for the millennium bug, woke up sleepily on the first morning of 2000 to find life working as usual.