Posts Tagged ‘time zones’

  • Unintended Consequences of Daylight Saving Time

    The Unexpected Impact of Changing Times

    Mar 9, 14 • 274 Views • No Comments

    Beyond less sleep, when we moved our clocks ahead last night, we created many unintended consequences. It all began during the 1880s when the railroads said that they should coordinate time. With railroad companies observing 52 different times and even more...  [read more]

  • Sochi Winter Tome Change 2014 Olympics

    Changing Times at Sochi

    Feb 8, 14 • 432 Views • No Comments

    At Sochi, (the right) time will be money. But when the International Olympic Committee asked for a time change, Russia refused. Saying it would cost them more than $300 million to switch to “Winter Time,” the Russian organizing committee explained...  [read more]

  • Unintended Consequences of Daylight Saving Time

    Why Should You Care About Time Zones?

    Oct 26, 13 • 459 Views • No Comments

    At 5:30 am in San Francisco, the sun is not up and neither are most people. But, coordinating with NY time, work in the financial district has begun. Offices are active as are local coffee shops. Out of sync with East and West Coast bankers, the rest of...  [read more]