by Jack Cannon

Cannonian Time is a metric time.

There are 100 hours in a day!

/24 /60 /60

/100 /10 /100

/24 /60 /60

/100 /10 /100

The Egyptians split the daytime into 12 equal parts.

They used a base 12 system, opposed to a base 10.

Similarly they split the nighttime into 12 parts too.

Hours changed throughout the year.

Day Hours !== Night Hours

A greek, Hipparchus, decided to have 24 equal hours.

60 minutes and 60 seconds were introduced by the Babylonians

Like the Egyptians, they used a base 12 system.

12 * 5 = 60

60 is the earliest number to have 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 as factors.

Imperial measurements are slowly being shunned.

Weight, Temperature, Length, Pressure, etc all have a metric system.

Time doesn't yet.

It's probably the most important measurement, so why not?

I considered using 10 hours, but I decided against it.

A day has 24 hours, making 100 hours easier to convert to.

The length of a 100th of the day is easy to comprehend than a 10th.

A 1000th of a day is very easy to follow.

It's just short of a minute and a half in standard time.

I chose the keep the times as similar to standard as possible is order to keep it familiar.

A 100000th of day is 0.864 standard seconds

Again, this is to make seconds feel familiar

Didn't call them Seconds to avoid confusion!

Here's the low-down on the important differences.

This works out at:

Which, roughly translates to:

27th May to 2nd June 2013 was "Cannonian Week"

For 1 whole week, I used Cannonian time exclusively

I made some analogue clocks and even a watch to help me out

But I mainly used its.cannonti.me

Nearly everything went well!

After the initial adjustment, I got really used to the new way.

However, I did miss the first 5 minutes of the Apprentice