Millennium Bug : Have We REALLY Survived It?

Today, I am sure you are going to tie the knot. Mothers in Terengganu will attempt to deliver their baby at 11.11 am. More importantly, this blog on this so-called binary day is intended to refresh our mind on Millennium Bug.

As we all know, today is 11 November 2011 or 11.11.11. But,  are we addressing it as 11.11.1911 or 11.11.2011? This is THE [‘duh’] question that bugs all of us. Read on!

In mathematics, the letter ‘K’ represents ‘thousand’. For example, 10 thousand ringgit , can be written as RM10K. But, how many of us are aware of it?

CASE 1 : When we want to sell a car in a classified advertisement on the newspaper or on the Internet, it will go like this : Car A is manufactured in year, let’s say 2006. Normally we address it with the last two digits and preceded by an apostrophe [’06]. Is it saving spaces or digits or plain farfetched? So, just use 2K6.

CASE 2 : iLife, Apple’s application

Millennium Bug : Have We REALLY Survived It?

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