Unix Time

2012

Unix Time exists as a website and installation. Go to the Unix Time web page to experience the work.

Unix Time is an artwork that first existed as an iPhone application. It now exists as a websiteUnix Time shows a 24 hour time lapse of the sky, with one minute of real time taking one second. A long number is overlayed on the sky showing the current time in unix time, the number of seconds since midnight, 1st January 1970. Every second this number increments by 1. Unix time can be seen as the birth time of modern computing, an alternative epoch to the Gregorian.