Y2K meets #SBL10

The view from the Marriott.

Has anyone else been struck by the short-sightedness of having the SBL Twitter hash tag use only the last two digits of the year?

This is just Y2K waiting to happen all over again!

Imagine the confusion there will be at the 2110 annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (provisionally scheduled to be held at the Marriott Moonbase Lunar Earthrise Hotel and Conference Center) when they discover that new tweets are mixed in with ones from 2010!

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  • either that or they are being long sighted and have foreseen that by 2090 we will all be using googlewumpface to communicate.