major.io words of wisdom from a systems engineer

icanhaz more domains: icanhazepoch.com

Sometimes I can’t help myself. I like to buy domains and use them for interesting activities. This tweet cropped up in my stream tonight:

You can give it a try now: icanhazepoch.com

$ curl icanhazepoch.com
1393036551

I’m doing my best to keep the server time in sync, so it should be relatively reliable. However, I wouldn’t recommend using it for launching satellites or timing anything where someone’s life is held in the balance. If you don’t know why this warning is here, read up on NTP jitter.

Thanks to @claco for the idea and to Namecheap for fueling my domain purchasing addiction.