American Journal of Bioethics.

The Year Is 2000; The Year Is 2025

The year is 2000. The Y2K bug has proven to be more hype than danger to the world’s computers. Vladimir Putin is sworn in as the President of Russia. President Bill Clinton announces that accurate GPS (global positioning system) access will no longer be restricted to the U.S. military. Israel, after two decades of occupation, withdraws from Lebanon. Investing in Internet and computer companies is all the rage—Cisco Systems in March of 2000 was trading at more than 150 times earnings! Then, in mid-year 2000, the Internet stock bubble burst and NASDAQ was never the same. […]

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Volume 13, Issue 1
January 2013