[ntp:questions] Explaining Technical Detail to Technically illiterate journalist

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Tue May 20 07:24:29 UTC 2014

tim.james.clare at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm sorry if this post contravenes all guidelines for the group, but I am in Melbourne, Australia and I am writing a non-technical feature story about network time synchronisation (and its usage in everyday applications).
> I would love to be able to talk to someone (whether via email or instant messenger) about NTC, so that I can explain the protocol and its usage as a part of my story.
> If anyone is interested in helping me out, please email me at tim.james.clare at gmail.com

I've recently started to write a whitepaper about computer time 
synchronization. It is not yet complete but already contains a lot of 
basic information which may be helpful for folks who are not very 
familiar with that stuff.

A preliminary copy is available here:


Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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