Archive for August 2018

Optical Lattice Clock Won’t Lose or Gain a Second for 15 Billion Years

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Humans have been keeping track of time for around 6,000 years. The ancient Egyptians were the very first group to tell time by using obelisks as primitive sundials. Cut to the 14th century, Europeans began using mechanical clocks to track time throughout the day. Nowadays we have GPS clocks, WiFi digital clocks, and even record-breaking…

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How Network Time Protocol Can Help Your Organization

Network Time Protocol (NTP) is one of the oldest Internet protocols still in use today. Operating first in 1985, NTP clocks have provided all kinds of organizational benefits across both small and large networks. A dedicated network time server can help you avoid company-wide security risks. NTP servers can also prevent all sorts time-related issues,…

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Improving a Stadium With WiFi and Digital Scoreboards

Timing is important in virtually every aspect of life — including sports. Time is certainly essential for the players on the field, but it’s just as important for the fans sitting around the stadium. There are all kinds of clocks used across the globe. For instance, all 31 working satellites of the Global Positioning System…

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