Is time really moving faster? The story of time measurement

The 8 hour work day

Talk to almost anybody and you'll hear about how rushed their lives are and how they never seem to have time for anything. Talk to older people and they'll tell you about how their growing up years were slower and gentler. So has time measurement changed? Are we measuring it differently now? Think about life…

For whom the clock chimes… with apologies to Hemingway

Mechanical clock in Prague

Every Sunday evening, I wind up an antique wall clock at home. Last evening, I inserted the clock key into two winding points to wind the clock for the week, and painstakingly moved the minute hand around to set the correct time.  Then I made sure that the clock was correctly positioned. If not, the clock…