Thursday, July 2, 2015

Why Leap Seconds Cause Glitches

Why a leap second can cause really bad glitches as explained by Tom Scott. It's not date time implementation whether a Julian or otherwise but Unix time which is what is running on most internet machines.
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Why Leap Seconds Cause Glitches
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uqjg8Kk1HXo
http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - There's a leap second tonight! And while there's not the Y2K-scale of disaster being predicted for it, th...

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