Re: Y2K preparations/was Re: hello again...

From: Doug Jones (
Date: Sat Feb 12 2000 - 19:29:09 MST

Ramez Naam wrote:
> From: Technotranscendence []
> > Seriously, I did prepare too. A lot of people where I work
> > snickered at me.
> > They were under the impression that either you do nothing at
> > all for such
> > things or you spend a huge portion of your 401K on otherwise
> > useless items.
> The group of Seattle transhumanists I associate with was fortunate in that
> our stockpile of Burning Man supplies was already more than adequate
> preparation for a little thing like Y2K. :)

Why does it not surprise me that (some) extropians go to Burning Man? I
really oughta go there next year. Maybe if we have it ready by then,
take our mobile test stand and offer to light the pyre with the exhaust
from a 2000 lb thrust engine...

Nah, my boss would never ever go for it. Nice daydream, though.

Doug Jones
Rocket Plumber, XCOR Aerospace

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