Well – to be precise, if you’re viewing this on February 13, 2009 at exactly 23:31:30 (UTC) or 4:31:30 PM my time (MST), it’s a moment in history where geeks all over the world are celebrating. Epoch time: 1234567890
What is epoch time? It’s a unix or posix system for describing time. Specifically, it is:
The number of seconds elapsed since midnight Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of January 1, 1970, not counting leap seconds.
So, today at 4:31:30 PM (MST), it is 1234567890 in Epoch time!
That’s it for the trivia. Get back to whatever you were doing…