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Realized that with all of the devices

2015-11-02 04:40:09.073515+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Realized that with all of the devices in our house that get time from external sources, "setting the clocks back" is an anachronism

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#Comment Re: Realized that with all of the devices made: 2015-11-02 10:42:09.21421+00 by: DaveP [edit history]

So the IoT proves itself useful twice a year? A ringing endorsement if ever I've heard one.

I found that two of my watches (both of which get time externally) gave up on switching DST. They require the user to flip it from on to off, because Citizen (and WWV, apparently) gave up on trying to track Congress' whims for when the time change would happen and just threw up their hands.

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#Comment Re: Realized that with all of the devices made: 2015-11-02 20:31:04.722558+00 by: Dan Lyke [edit history]

Huh. I thought the DST status was included in the WWVB broadcasts, though you have to tell it which time zone you're in and there's probably additional setting for which states... Been a while since I configured one.

#Comment Re: Realized that with all of the devices made: 2015-11-08 03:50:52.940634+00 by: concept14

I am not going to connect my microwave or my car {!} to the internet just so they know when Daylight Shifting Time changes.

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