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  Millennium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Those holding that the new millennium should be celebrated in the transition from 2000 to 2001 (i.e.
The majority of "millennium" celebrations were held at midnight on December 31, 1999 / January 1, 2000 reflecting the popular mood.
In an episode of the American sitcom Seinfeld entitled "The Millennium", it is revealed that the character Newman specifies the date of the millennium party that he is planning to be for the "millennium new year," meaning December 31, 2000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Millennium   (1239 words)

 Millennium (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Millennium is a grim, suspenseful television series, produced by the creators of The X-Files and set during the run-up to the new millennium, premiering in 1996, but ultimately cancelled in 1999 (see below).
Chris Carter's original idea for Millennium was a series that would present a more mature point of view of the world from the perspective of a law enforcement officer than offered in his companion series The X-Files.
Episode 7#05 of The X-Files, entitled "Millennium", saw Lance Henriksen and Brittany Tiplady (in a cameo appearance) reprise their roles as Frank and Jordan alongside Mulder and Scully in a tale of necromancy and zombification of former Millennium Group members on the cusp of 1999/2000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Millennium_(TV_series)   (2043 words)

 The Millennial Abyss: FAQ
Millennium is an hour-long apocalyptic drama series that was broadcast by the Fox television network in the United States between 1996 and 1999.
Millennium aired from the fall of 1996 to the spring of 1999.
Changes including a new reputation for the Millennium Group as sinister and unforgiving and Frank Black accepting a position at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, where he was partnered with rookie agent Emma Hollis, a woman who would soon share Frank's crusade to expose the Group's dark secrets.
www.fourthhorseman.com /Abyss/FAQ/FAQ2.htm   (1515 words)

 MSR Research Areas: Systems and Networking Research Group
Millennium raised the level of abstraction provided by the system to the application developer.
While the Millennium prototypes made distribution invisible to the application developer, developers in other distributed systems must be very cognizant of the fact that they are creating distributed applications.
Millennium raised the programmer's level of abstraction without significant penalty to the application by aggressive optimization techniques throughout the lifetime of the application (even modifying the application while it is running), optimization of the underlying per-machine operating system, and eliminatation of unnecessary boundaries between the operating system and the application.
research.microsoft.com /sn/Millennium   (383 words)

Millennium evaluates the hardware resources of the new computing device that it has acquired and starts to shift computations and data in response.
After evaluating the network topology and hardware resources, Millennium might suggest that one of the more powerful machines (a "server") be moved to a different network location for best performance.
Millennium network operations intrinsically carry code to execute remotely, but the programmer does not deal with this explicitly.
research.microsoft.com /research/sn/Millennium/mgoals.html   (2875 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Millennium and Millenarianism
It is certain that the writer advocates the tenet of a re-formation of the world through the second advent of Christ, but it is not clear from the indications whether the author of the letter was a millenarian in the strict sense of the word.
Though millenarianism had found numerous adherents among the Christians and had been upheld by several ecclesiastical theologians, neither in the post-Apostolic period nor in the course of the second century, does it appear as a universal doctrine of the Church or as a part of the Apostolic tradition.
Cerinthus and the Ebionites are mentioned in later writings against the heretics as defenders of the millennium, it is true, but as cut-off from the Church.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10307a.htm   (2573 words)

 Millennium Force, Thrill Rides, Inside The Park, Cedar Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Millennium Force debuted in May of 2000 as the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the universe.
Read the Millennium Force Diary and follow the construction from the very beginning in September 1999, through the blustery winter months to Monty Jasper's final entry in June 2000.
Millennium Force broke an astonishing 10 world records when it debuted in May of 2000 as Cedar Point's 14th roller coaster, more than anywhere else in the world.
www.cedarpoint.com /public/inside_park/rides/thrill/millennium/index.cfm   (202 words)

 Millennium Restaurant
Millennium Restaurant is dedicated to supporting the essential earthly concepts of organic food production, small farms, sustainable agriculture, recycling and composting.
Along with being a great restaurant, Millennium's mission is to be a resource for those wishing to explore a healthy diet, avant garde cooking, and unique gastronomical happenings.
Millennium Gift Certificates and the Millennium Cookbooks are available online or by calling a Millennium host at 415-345-3900 after 2:30 pm.
www.millenniumrestaurant.com   (321 words)

 Millennium Point - come blow your mind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The public areas of Millennium Point, including the stunning central 'hub' with its soaring atrium, are open free of charge every day except 25 December.
But basically Millennium Point is just a building, a very large and impressive building that is home to our two visitor attractions - Thinktank, the Birmingham Science Museum, and the IMAX Cinema - a number of educational institutions and a wide range of commercial tenants.
Millennium Point is also home to two pioneering education initiatives - the University of the First Age and Young People's Parliament.
www.millenniumpoint.org.uk   (439 words)

 Millennium - About those Millennium DVDs you've been wanting...
Peter Staddon, SVP of marketing at 20th Century Fox, was kind enough to spend time last night at a live online chat, sponsored and hosted by the super staff over at The Home Theater Forum.
Millennium has come up at these chats in the past, and each time Staddon indicated his desire to get it released.
Millennium "will be out on DVD this year", in Staddon's own words.
www.tvshowsondvd.com /newsitem.cfm?NewsID=964   (243 words)

 Innovative Interfaces: Millennium - Integrated Library System
Innovative's Millennium is a Web- and Java™-based automated library system that integrates future-forward technologies—from a company with 25 years of successful library experience.
Millennium modules are available in Java with a full color, point-and-click graphical user interface.
Because Millennium is platform-independent, libraries have a choice of which hardware and operating systems can be intermixed.
www.iii.com /mill/index.shtml   (237 words)

 The 21st Century and the Third Millennium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Similarly, the 1st millennium comprised the years AD 1-1000.
The 2nd millennium comprises the years AD 1001-2000.
Other information on the start of the new millennium can be found on the web pages of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
aa.usno.navy.mil /faq/docs/millennium.html   (723 words)

 Golf, Algarve, Portugal - Millennium Course
Refurbishment to the existing nine holes commenced in May 1999 and included the complete rebuilding of the tees, greens and the old nine holes, but several new design features were incorporated with a view to simplifying the strategy of the course and in order to make it more golfer-friendly.
The two nines of the Millennium Course complement each other handsomely and have strong traits of Martin Hawtree's traditional architectural style.
The terrain is partially open; similar to that of the original 27 holes, whereas the remainder meanders through attractive pinetrees so the fairways tend to be narrow, placing a premium on accurate play.
www.portugalvirtual.pt /_golf/algarve/millenium.html   (564 words)

 Innovative Interfaces: Millennium: Web OPAC
Because Millennium is Web-based, patrons have global access and need only a standard Web browser with Internet access to remotely browse the library's catalog from any place at any time.
Patrons can interact with the Millennium system from anywhere accessible by wireless networks, allowing a user to place a hold from a classroom, check due dates and renew items during a long commute, or search the catalog while running errands to find the closest library branch where a desired title is held.
For library staff, My Millennium allows usage statistics to be generated with a new circulation report based on patron-initiated functions such as renewing items, canceling holds, booking materials, and making ILL requests, as well as modifying PINs and other personal information.
www.iii.com /mill/webopac.shtml   (1921 words)

 UN Millennium Project © 2005 | Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The final Summit outcome document provided a global endorsement of the Millennium Development Goals, and built on the major international agreements of recent years, including:
'The Millennium Village' approach draws upon the leading science-based action plan to fight poverty in rural Africa and meet the Millennium Goals by 2015.
Millennium Promise works with leading companies, non-governmental organizations, philanthropies, and millions of interested citizens, to unite efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in the world's poorest countries.
www.unmillenniumproject.org   (359 words)

 UNICEF - The State of the World's Children 2004 - Millennium Development Goals
This document was a prelude to the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000.
It examines the persistent obstacles to achieving the goals and the underlying assumptions of the Millennium Declaration, concluding that multilateral institutions themselves may be in need of radical reform if the goals are to be successfully achieved.
It provides an overview of the Millennium Development Compact — a plan of action for all stakeholders to help poor countries meet the Millennium Development Goals — and offers concrete proposals for eradicating poverty and hunger, and promoting health, education, gender equality, environmental sustainability and global partnerships for development.
www.unicef.org /sowc04/sowc04_mdg.html   (807 words)

 The New Millennium Started On 1/1/2001
We never heard of a firm that was sentenced to repeat the "millennium voyage" one year later with the same people free of charge.
But the "millennium fever" had already broken out, and so the word "millennium" was often heard at that turn of the year.
In 1999, I got to know an argument for celebrating the millennium at 1/1/2000, that seemed not too bad to me: "Imagine, during the year 2000, the 1/1/2000 proves to be the correct millenium date.
staff-www.uni-marburg.de /~schittek/millenni.htm   (3202 words)

 Millennial Madness: Blame it on Dennis the Short
Greedy travel companies, event promoters and hotels made millions bilking the gullible through 'millennium party packages' to obscure places and contrived events that desperately needed the tourist trade (especially during their hurricane season when the party was scheduled to occur...).
The writer then sheepishly apologized because he was was aware the millennium didn't start until 2001, but still supported the efforts because "everyone else was doing it then." Subsequent editorial staff in local papers have continued this nonsense, refusing to take a stand and make the correction.
The dating of the millennium is based on the faith that 1) there was a historical Jesus, and 2) that Jesus was born at a specific time and place.
www.ianchadwick.com /essays/madness.html   (6352 words)

 Astronomy Boy: Millennium 2001 -- The REAL start of the New Millennium
The new millennium, as defined by the Gregorian Calendar used in most of the world, actually began on January 1, 2001, not January 1, 2000.
This is sometimes called the "odometer effect" because many automobile owners perceive the rollover of their mileage indicators to include a long string of zeroes as a milestone of sorts.
The new millennium began on January 1, 2001, on the same day that the 21st Century began.
www.astronomyboy.com /millennium   (975 words)

 Cruise Critic Reviews: Millennium
A trendsetter when it was launched in 2000, Millennium has made waves with such "firsts" at sea as glass-walled exterior elevators, a super spa and a music library.
Among other firsts that Millennium has clocked for Celebrity include incorporation of a gas propulsion technology that reduces emissions, noise and vibrations and enables it to cruise at 24 knots.
On seven-night sailings in the Caribbean, Millennium will probably attract a younger roster (mostly couples in their 40s and 50s and some families and singles).
www.cruisecritic.com /reviews/review.cfm?ShipID=167   (1354 words)

Millennium has proven itself as a great thermal duration plane, as well.
What this means is that the ENTIRE wing is working at all times to give higher launches, better turning ability, and precise control at all speeds.
The standard Millennium features a two-piece wing and a mid-tail, but it is also available with a three-piece wing.
www.rnrproducts.com /airframes/gliders/millennium.htm   (268 words)

 Janurary 1, 2001 is the first day of the new millennium, NOT January 1, 2000.
Many have told me their organization knew 2001 was the start of the next millennium, but they did not wish to contradict their advertisers who all want to have "Millennium Sales." Some of these companies in the later part of 2000 planned on saying "Oops, we made a mistake.
Common sense might suggest that the year 2000 is the dawning of the third millennium, but it is in fact the waning of the second.
The first millennium began in C.E. There is no year zero in our calendar: the sequence of years passes directly from 1 B.C.E. to C.E. Adding a thousand years to the year 1 equals the year 1001, marking the start of the second millennium.
americanindian.net /millennium.html   (2270 words)

 Millennium Mathematics Project
The Millennium Mathematics Project (MMP) is a maths education initiative for ages 5 to 19 and the general public, based at the University of Cambridge but active nationally and internationally.
The MMP was launched in 1999 as a partnership between the Faculties of Mathematics and Education at Cambridge, bringing together a number of existing activities, which we have now developed and extended.
It was announced on Thursday 17th November that the Millennium Mathematics Project has won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
mmp.maths.org   (690 words)

 MDGenderNet - Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals
Millennium Development Goals: National Reports, A Look Through a Gender Lens.
The main section of the report presents an international cross-country assessment of women’s situation at the beginning of the new millennium, using the MDG indicators for Goal 3.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set a powerful agenda for a global partnership to fight poverty, offering a shared vision of a better world by the year 2015.
www.mdgender.net   (431 words)

 Salon Technology | It's not the end of the "Millennium," after all   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The virtual season on the Millennium Compendium fan site is currently "airing" the "Twilight Years" episode, in which Frank Black searches for a gruesome killer, and promises to premiere "Acolyte" on Friday.
Their job is a bit easier than that of a real show's producers, however, since the "Millennium" virtual season consists entirely of teleplay scripts; they have no plans to try to film the virtual season.
Following the style of the show these fans adored, most of the scripts are self-contained stories, with some continuing the complex story arcs that developed across three seasons on the air.
www.salon.com /tech/feature/1999/09/09/virtual_season   (567 words)

 Millennium, New Year -- Where Does The Sun Rise First?
While there was a lot of speculation about which country would be the first to see the sunrise on the new millennium, most people still had the date wrong.
The third millennium officially started on 1st January 2001, at Greenwich -- Year 2000 was another good excuse for a party, and canny tour operators cashed in twice.
If you thought you'd caught the first sunrise of the New Millennium at Caroline Island, crassly renamed Millennium Island, you could have flown 1500 miles to Samoa and see the last sunset of the old Millennium, a little over 14 hours later.
www.travelnotes.org /Travel/Eclipse99/millennium.htm   (919 words)

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