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Facebook invents new unit of time to measure modern attention spans: 1/705,600,000 of a sec

Prst. V.Jeltz Silver badge

Re: Pedant Warning

I thought it made sense , more or less.

Your version says the same pretty much , if you add the x24 on the end.

I think Tom Scotts video floating point calcs would explain this better...

Having said that , I'll try the authors suggestion ....

Represent the duration of a single 24fps frame in nanoseconds....

ok 1 billion / 24 = 41,666,666.66666667 nano seconds per frame

"then multiply that by 24, the result isn't exactly a billion."

ok <presses x24 on calc> , nope that *is* a billion.

maybe my calculator is rounding off the recurring sixes at the right point ...

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