What If? XKCD – Soul Mates

Absolutely LOVE this week’s post on the XKCD ‘What If?’ blog – those who know me will know that I love numbers, stats and probability (which also makes me a *very* sad geek hehe!): Soul Mates What if everyone actually had only one soul mate, a random person somewhere in the world?  —Benjamin Staffin What […]

UNIX time system reaches 1234567890 seconds old

Just a quick one to give a passing nod to the UNIX time system, which will ‘celebrate’ reaching 1234567890 seconds old on Friday 13th February 2009. Or, to re-phrase, at 23:31:30 GMT on 13/02/2009 it will be 1234567890 seconds since 00:00:00 GMT on 1/1/1970, which was the UNIX epoch. I hasten to add that it […]