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Forbes on Time

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on April 18th, 02008

Forbes.com has an excellent special on and about time… They were even nice enough to publish one of my answers to their “What is Time” question in the article by Elizabeth Evans.

 

 

Time is a Dimension

Time’s Sleight Of Hand By Brian GreeneWhatever it is, time doesn’t behave the way you would think.

A Brief History Of Time Machines By David ToomeyThe truth may be stranger than fiction.

Time is Money

The Price Of Time By Paul MaidmentTime is a strange economic good, difficult to price and easy to waste.

The Money Meter By David M. Ewalt & Blair EllisThey say time is money. How much is yours worth?

Time is Flying

A Cure For Chronocentrism By Tim PowersTo a leap day baby, time is more like an unfenced landscape than the clicking of an odometer.

Peace Time By David A. AndelmanBack in the simpler days of 1919, at the Paris peace talks, the whole world was redrawn under different rules of time and space.

Time is Measured

The World’s Oldest Working Clock By Parmy OlsonSalisbury’s cathedral’s clock is still ticking after more than 600 years.

Collections: Vintage Rolexes By Nicola RuizEvan Zimmermann has a lucrative passion for old watches.

Time Is Perception

What Is Time? By Elisabeth EavesIt speeds up, slows down, and stands still.

Is Time Just A Trick Of The Mind? By Lionel LaurentNotions of past, present and future may be our way of filling in the blanks.

Time is Up

The End By Steve AlmondAll significant data now point to the same unwelcome conclusion.