Time’s up: the Leap Second is being scrapped

A global panel of scientists and government representatives have voted to scrap leap seconds by 2035. The ad-hoc time adjustment is occasionally inserted to account for the gradual slowdown of the Earth’s rotation, and has caused headaches for numerous tech companies over the years. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/11/21/23470759/leap-second-scrapped-2035-time-computer-chaos

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