Posts Tagged ‘time’

  • Long lines reflect people's tradeoffs.

    Self-Signaling by Standing in Line

    May 3, 15 • 325 Views • No Comments

    Whether you stand in long lines to self-signal or you hire someone to do the wait for you, your decision reflects tradeoffs that relate to time......  [read more]

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    Leap Seconds

    Jan 6, 12 • 484 Views • No Comments

    The earth is supposed to rotate every 24 hours. Sometimes, though, it takes less time and sometimes it takes more. So, to be precise, we depend on atomic clocks. And therein lies the problem.  Increasingly, Solar Time (earth rotation time) deviates from......  [read more]