TITLE

Expecting too much from computers

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbs, Mark
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Network World;07/19/99, Vol. 16 Issue 29, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the public's tendency to expect too much from computers and the computer business. Criticism of a lawsuit against several retailers whose store clerks could not provide year 2000 (Y2K) compliance information for the products they sell; Unreliability of computers as common knowledge; Need for the public to understand that computers are just tools that are subject to breakdown.
ACCESSION #
2709484

 

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