# Tempus Fugit

Exact Time. August 16th, 1962. HERE IS TODAY. Clocks. Metric (or Decimalized) Time The day is divided into 100 parts (centidays), plus decimal fraction.

Time Zones. Time Sheet Calculator. Calculate Hours allows you to enter times worked, like: 7:45, 11, 12:10, 3, 4, 4:30 and it will add up the time worked into a meaningful hour:minute format.

You can then Sum Hours like: 6:35, 8:15, 26:15 for a total. See the tips below for more information. You can use a period . instead of a colon : to delimit the hour and minute segments. For example, entering 7.15 is the same as entering 7:15, 5.30=5:30 and 12.8=12:08. The Tail End. We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. How many days until ... ? Compte à rebours. Date Duration Calculator: Days Between Dates. Www.qclock.com. World Time and Converters. ChronoZoom. Time. Calendrica. Temporalité. Chronocentrism. Chronocentrism is the assumption that certain time periods (typically the present) are better, more important, or a more significant frame of reference than other time periods, either past or future.

The perception of more positive attributes such as morality, technology, and sophistication to one's own time could lead an individual as a member of a collectivity to impose their forms of time on others and impede the efforts towards more homogeneous temporal commons.[1] History Chronocentrism (from the Greek chrono- meaning "time") was coined by sociologist Jib Fowles in an article in the journal Futures in February, 1974.

Ethnocentrism Chronocentrism as ethnocentrism is the perceiving and judging of a culture's historical values in terms of the standards of one's own time period. Antichronocentrism Applications When time became regular and universal, it changed history. What year is it?

It’s 2019, obviously. An easy question. Last year was 2018. Next year will be 2020. We are confident that a century ago it was 1919, and in 1,000 years it will be 3019, if there is anyone left to name it. Physics explains why time passes faster as you age. Mind time and clock time are two totally different things.

They flow at varying rates. Why Time Feels Like It’s Flying By (and How To Slow It Down) Why Each Year Seems To Disappear More Quickly Than the Last. By Anna Hunt For most people, each passing month of their lives seems to feel shorter than the previous.

Many of us can’t believe that stores are already starting to display Christmas products, and if you’re writing a check, you might still catch yourself writing 2013 when 2014 is nearly over. All clocks follow the same 12 hour / 60 minute symmetry, yet studies suggest that as we get older, we don’t experience time the same way. And there are many theories that explain why it feels like time speeds up as we grow older.

Do you really need more time? The single biggest “push back” I get from people when I share about how building practices into their life can unleash new ideas and help them be more productive goes something like this: “Yeah, that’s great, but I really just don’t have the time.”

After collecting myself, I reply…Did you at any point in the last week: Watch TV? The Psychology of Time and the Paradox of How Impulsivity and Self-Control Mediate Our Capacity for Presence. “Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life,” Kafka once told a teenage friend.

“It’s only there that it can be won or lost.” The great Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky believed that what draws us to film is the gift of time — “time lost or spent or not yet had.” From the moment we are born to the moment we take our last breath, we battle with reality under the knell of this constant awareness that we are either winning or losing time. We long for what T.S. Eliot called “the still point of the turning world,” but in chasing after it we spin ourselves into a perpetual restlessness, losing the very thing we strive to win. Who is the Man with the Name that Rhymes? It's been a while since another post. Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation. By Maria Popova “Time perception matters because it is the experience of time that roots us in our mental reality.”

Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also illustrates that our memory “is never a precise duplicate of the original [but] a continuing act of creation” and how flawed our perception of time is — almost everything that occurred a year ago appears as having taken place either significantly further in the past (“a different lifetime,” I’d often marvel at this time-illusion) or significantly more recently (“this feels like just last month!”).

How the Brain Stops Time. One of the strangest side-effects of intense fear is time dilation, the apparent slowing-down of time. It's a common trope in movies and TV shows, like the memorable scene from The Matrix in which time slows down so dramatically that bullets fired at the hero seem to move at a walking pace. In real life, our perceptions aren't keyed up quite that dramatically, but survivors of life-and-death situations often report that things seem to take longer to happen, objects fall more slowly, and they're capable of complex thoughts in what would normally be the blink of an eye. « L'écoulement du temps est une illusion. »

« Usbek & Rica explore le futur. » Ça tombe bien : voyager dans le temps, c'est possible.

La mauvaise nouvelle, par contre, c'est que l'avenir est déjà écrit. La théorie de la relativité et Einstein nous le disent depuis déjà un siècle. Ces discours pourtant, nous les entendons de loin, comme des vérités abstraites et des réflexions farfelues de scientifiques ésotériques. Le physicien Thibault Damour, professeur à l'Institut des hautes études scientifiques et membre de l'Académie des sciences, déplore que notre conscience collective n'ait jamais intégré ce que la science fondamentale du XXe siècle nous dit sur le monde. Nous avons rencontré le savant, par ailleurs auteur d'ouvrages et de bandes dessinées de vulgarisation scientifique, en marge des Utopiales, le festival nantais de science-fiction. Usbek & Rica : Vous expliquez que notre conception du temps est totalement dépassée. Mais pourtant j’ai bien une mémoire, des souvenirs qui s’accumulent.

Oui. Introduction - 10,000 Year Clock. The full scale 10,000 Year Clock is now under construction. While there is no completion date scheduled, we do plan to open it to the public once it is ready. The essay below by Long Now board member Kevin Kelly discusses what we hope the Clock will be once complete. Proust, Rovelli e la fisica del Tempo perduto. Virginia Woolf on the Elasticity of Time. Long before psychologists had any insight into our warped perception of time — for instance, why it slows down when we’re afraid, speeds up as we age, and gets twisted when we vacation — or understood how our mental time travel made us human, another great investigator of the human psyche captured the extraordinary elasticity of time not in science but in art. In Orlando: A Biography (public library) — her subversive 1928 masterwork, regarded as “the longest and most charming love letter in literature,” which also gave us her insight into the dance of self-doubt in creative work — Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) writes:

How Different Cultures Understand Time. The Hopi Conception of Time. The Dreamtime or The Dreaming. In 2002, Jeannie Herbert Nungarrayi, formerly a Warlpiri teacher at the Lajamanu School in the Tanami Desert of the Northern Territory, where I worked for many years first as a linguist and then as school principal, explained the central Warlpiri concept of the Jukurrpa in the following terms: To get an insight into us – [the Warlpiri people of the Tanami Desert] – it is necessary to understand something about our major religious belief, the Jukurrpa.

The Jukurrpa is an all-embracing concept that provides rules for living, a moral code, as well as rules for interacting with the natural environment. The philosophy behind it is holistic – the Jukurrpa provides for a total, integrated way of life. It is important to understand that, for Warlpiri and other Aboriginal people living in remote Aboriginal settlements, The Dreaming isn’t something that has been consigned to the past but is a lived daily reality.

We, the Warlpiri people, believe in the Jukurrpa to this day. Everywhen B.C. THE SCENT OF TIME. Why England Was A Year Behind Belgium, Spain and Italy for 170 Years. William Hogarth's satirical painting, "An Election Entertainment" (1755), includes the words "Give us back our eleven days! " Phantom time hypothesis. 7 Theories on Time That Would Make Doc Brown's Head Explode. Calendaris. CALENDAR DATABASE. (This page was constructed in the year 2000) Yet Another Calendar Converter. Softare to calculate dates and times for equinoxes, solstices and cross-quarter days. The cross-quarter days occur midway between the equinoxes and solstices. For Imbolc, for example, (as observed in the northern hemisphere) is midway between the northern winter solstice and the northern spring equinox (also known as the northern vernal equinox), and Beltane is midway between this and the northern summer solstice. Time management for artists.