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The Problem with Time & Timezones - Computerphile

A web app that works out how many seconds ago something happened. How hard can coding that be? Tom Scott explains how time twists and turns like a twisty-turny thing. It's not to be trifled with!

A Universe of Triangles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kdyvizayg​yY
LZ Compression in Text: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goOa3DGez​UA
Characters, Symbols and the Unicode Miracle: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MijmeoH9L​T4

More from Tom Scott: http://www.youtube.com/user/enyay and https://twitter.com/tomscott

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This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. See the full list of Brady's video projects at: http://bit.ly/bradychannels


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