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West Wing Time

The West Wing pokes fun at our confusing and disruptive timekeeping.

Earthclocks are easy

Earth clocks are easy?

Explaining Earth's wacky and convoluted timekeeping to a space alien.

One-world time

One-world time

Explains the benefits of a one-world time without time zones. It addresses the objections to it such as, “Does this mean I have to go to work in the dark?” and “How will I know if I'm calling someone who is far away in the middle of the night?”

Time programmer

The Problem with Time & Timezones

Time from a computer programmers point-of-view

Swatch beat time

Swatch beat time

In 1998, the Swiss watch company, Swatch, introduced Swatch Internet Time—a one-world time.