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Happy 1234567890!


Following on from previous time related posts, it's time to welcome in 1234567890, or 23:31:30 UTC on 13 Feb 2009. Computer time is measured in seconds since the epoch, 1st Jan 1970, so if you have a programming language handy you can verify for yourself:

import java.util.*;
public class Test {
  public static void main(String args[]) {
    System.out.println(new Date(1234567890L*1000L));
// Prints Fri Feb 13 23:31:30 GMT 2009

Happy geeky new year!