Who says timezones can't be fun?

I’ve had to get involved with timezones and daylight savings time rules at work recently, while another coworker who usually handles them was out on vacation. It’s a really interesting thing to work on given how most people take it entirely for granted that their computer “knows what time it is.” Take my word for it, a lot of work goes into that particular piece of magic, and it’s very detail-oriented work because you really don’t want to get that wrong.

Anyway, as detail-oriented as it may be, timezones can also be quite interesting. I enjoyed this article about some of the historical anecdotes around timezones.

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