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An epic moment for the epoch.

Many computers measure time as the seconds elapsed since 1970. This number is shown below, in universal time.

In a few hours (6:31:30PM ET) it is expected to reach the magic number of 1234567890

( Update: You missed it! – reset your computer clock to reexperience it! )

You are advised to celebrate exuberantly, which will provide stimulus to the global economy.

Here’s a link to a full-screen version. Enjoy!

Update: Festivities are over. Here’s what happened at 6:31 eastern time at the location above. Not visible in the picture are a number of us behind the camera quaffing beer.

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