Cool “round” numbers and the Unix Epoch

Via Lawrence You on the SSRC mailing list: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/03/17/169200 Posted by CmdrTaco on Thursday March 17, @01:38PM from the everyone-make-balloon-animals dept. initsix writes “Break out your party hats. According to http://www.onlineconversion.com/unix_time.htm , Unix time is supposed reach 1111111111 on Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:58:31 GMT That’s only 1036372537 seconds from 2^31 (ie Tue, 19 Jan… Continue reading Cool “round” numbers and the Unix Epoch

Next stop, Judgement Day…

Humanoids With Attitude: Japan Embraces New Generation of Robots TOKYO — Ms. Saya, a perky receptionist in a smart canary-yellow suit, beamed a smile from behind the “May I Help You?” sign on her desk, offering greetings and answering questions posed by visitors at a local university. But when she failed to welcome a workman… Continue reading Next stop, Judgement Day…