4 Weird Things About Time

11:15 am | 2021

Presented by Andrew Burke


Why is the 9th month is named SEPTember and the 10th is OCTober? Why do we have leap year? And what’s up with Easter? This talk covers 2000 years of cultures trying to fit natural cycles into manageable abstractions – and failing.
A thorough update and reworking of a talk premiered at PodCamp 2013.