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Interview with Robert Picardo about upcoming Atlantis movie by simpsons80822 | 19:00 EST, 31 Dec, 1969 Full Interview Here;
Originally posted by davespanners
Unix works out its time stamp by counting the number of seconds that have passed since the start of the "unix epoch" which started on the very first second of 1970.
If the time stamp gets set to an invalid number it will default back to its start point which is the very last second of dec 31st 1969
Edit to add the current unix time is 1297170504edit on 8-2-2011 by davespanners because: (no reason given)edit on 8-2-2011 by davespanners because: spelling