Party Like It's 1234567890!
Feb 13, 2009, 14:43 (8 Talkback[s])
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"1234567890 Day has
some party sites and schedules.
There are a couple of ways to find out when 1234567890 happens
in your local time:
$ perl -e 'print scalar localtime(1234567890)," ";'
$ date -d @1234567890
Of course, real time geeks go by UTC:
$ date -ud @1234567890
See the current UNIX time with this command:
$ date +%s
weenies everywhere will be partying like it's 1234567890 this
the Mayans and their silly 2012 doomsday scenario. The real end
of the world will happen because of that most venerable of
operating systems: UNIX."
What is this UNIX time, anyway? According to Wikipedia, UNIX time is a system
for describing points in time, defined as the number of seconds
elapsed since midnight Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of January
1, 1970, not counting leap seconds." (Didn't we just have fun
mocking Microsoft because they still don't know how to program leap
This has been fun, but I have to get going now. It's never too
early to prepare for Y3K.