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Falsehoods Programmers Believe

A bunch of links via Jeff Atwood:

Update (2018-07-26): Dave DeLong:

Your calendrical fallacy is thinking…

Update (2019-05-16): Alex Chan (via Hacker News):

These three facts all seem eminently sensible and reasonable, right?

  1. Unix time is the number of seconds since 1 January 1970 00:00:00 UTC
  2. If I wait exactly one second, Unix time advances by exactly one second
  3. Unix time can never go backwards

False, false, false.

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