GLOBAL AGENDA: The market is rigged
In a fair market all participants have access to the same information – not just about the companies whose shares are being traded, but about the trading itself; i.e., what are the current prices to buy and sell, how many shares are being bid and offered ...
DateTime and DateTimeOffset in .NET: Good practices and common pitfalls
1 tick is 100 nanoseconds (10,000 ticks in a millisecond). The ticks counter represents how many 100ns ticks you are away from ... the type must have been UTC and converts in that direction. DateTimeOffset is a newer structure. It is also based on ticks ...
The Highly Useful Java TimeUnit Enum
This is a simple Groovy script that uses TimeUnit to demonstrate how many hours, minutes, seconds, milliseconds, microseconds, and nanoseconds are in a single day.
The camera that captured the first millisecond of a nuclear bomb blast
These are photographs of the first few milliseconds of nuclear explosions. They lead scientists to several ... It showed them the curious mottling of the explosion, and the many forms that the explosion took. But how was it done? No camera had a shutter ...
5 of the biggest unsolved mysteries in physics
We've learned so much from science, bet there's plenty we still don't understand The mysteries of the ... to have taken under 3 milliseconds, 60 nanoseconds faster than light would have taken. Needless to say, there are many who have their doubts.