Apocalypse Not

For most private computers, the notorious Year 2000 glitch won't be the end of the world. For the feds, however, it could be a disaster

Just south of Silicon Valley, where he toiled for many years as a computer engineer, Tim May is spending his retirement in the picturesque hills of Corralitos, Calif. But he's not there simply for the view. May believes his spot in this rich agricultural and fishing area might spare him the hardships of a famine ushered in with the new millennium, and he's ordering gold coins and laying in food in bulk just to be sure. He's also buying weapons, adding regularly to his growing gun collection. In the coming months, says May, more and more Americans are going to realize...

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