Timezones

Should we abolish timezones? For Connor Callahan, it’s a natural progression caused by technology. Centuries ago, humans relied on solar time, so much so that a weighted clock developed in the 13th century was abandoned because it didn’t correspond to solar time. It was only after adopting locomotives that humans viewed time as we do now. In the same vein, he thinks that technological advancements that bring us more into the digital world (where there’s no Sun) once again necessitate a shift in our perception of time. Read full article here

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