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Linux's Creator Wants Us All to Chill Out About the Leap Second

Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds at his home office in Portland.

Credit: Jon Snyder/Wired

The leap second is the rare and obscure practice of occasionally adding a second to the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) system that most of us use to set our watches.

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