On Wednesday of this week, at two minutes and three seconds after 1:00 A.M. in the morning, the time and date will be 01:02:03 04/05/06.(UPDATE) Dr. Thursday, the 'blogmaster of GKC's Favourite, posts this note in the comment box:
That won't ever happen again. (Note: Not in our lifetime. It will happen again in 3006.)
You may now return to your normal stuff.
Ron! Indeed, thanks for letting us know. This is gravely serious! The perils of such digital alignments are not well-understood, even by academics, technicians, and others.Omnious stuff.
Well aware of the odometer-watching divinity, people throughout the world trembled all through the 1990s worrying about what the overflow into the thousand's place would mean.
Fortunately, I was employed at a high-tech company during that time, and had at my disposal an instruction booklet on dealing with the threat.
After getting permission from its publisher, I am happy to post it for use by the blogging community. Please visit here for more information.