[TUHS] Happy birthday, Internet!

Jason Stevens jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com
Sun Apr 9 12:42:19 AEST 2017

Moving to Hong Kong has made this a major issue for me as well...  It can be strange sending stuff from the future and getting replies in the past, just as I then forget to phone people the day after for stuff so I have to slide my calendar+1 day.  It's a shame we don't have a real universal time

On April 8, 2017 1:13:42 PM GMT+08:00, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
>On Fri, 7 Apr 2017, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>> > Actual data transmissions were first made on October 29 later that 
>> > year. If my two-minute research checks out.
>> Yes, this was my date, too, though I call it 30 October (UTC).
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Internet#ARPANET
>This is a problem that I regularly face, when keeping a global
>I'm in Australia (Sydney time), which is pretty much at the leading
>of the dateline, but most of America is close to the trailing edge, and
>therefore events can happen "yesterday".
>So, which reference should I use?  My time, US time (for US events), or
>UTC?  I'm starting to lean towards the latter, but it's equally
>I'll have people saying that it happened yesterday, by their reference.
>I dimly recall that the moon landings were on GMT (not the same as
>for example.
>Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will

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