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SwiftFest Boston '19: What Time Is It? Seriously, How Does Your Phone Know That?

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SwiftFest Boston 2019 | What Time Is It? Seriously, How Does Your Phone Know That? | Michael Helmbrecht

What you'll learn

How does your phone know what time it is? Through the ages, the answer to “what time is it” has gone from inconceivable to mildly interesting to extremely difficult to trivial. Michael Helmbrecht will cover how anyone knows what time it is, how computers think about time, and how your phone stays up to date/time.

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What Time Is It? Seriously, How Does Your Phone Know That?
20mins

About the author

SwiftFest is a conference focused on Swift. Why a fest? Swift is one of the most exciting programming languages released in the past decade. It has a variety of applications starting with iOS and embedded devices and ending with server-side and scripting. For this reason, we want to celebrate! Organized and operated completely by volunteers, SwiftFest offers workshops, talks, and networking with some of the most innovative developers in the Swift community space.

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