As a deĀ­velĀ­oper, chances are you have dealt with dates. We usuĀ­ally store them as eiĀ­ther an ISO8601 UTC date-time string or as Unix epoch.

Today, I got cuĀ­riĀ­ous about how many digĀ­its there are in the epoch numĀ­ber, and what hapĀ­pens once we hit the highĀ­est posĀ­siĀ­ble numĀ­ber. Lo and beĀ­hold — thereā€™s a whole arĀ­tiĀ­cle on this on Wikipedia, called the Year 2038 Problem.