Just spent 15 minutes trying to explain Unix time and Y2K to a liberal arts major who wanted to know why 2038 is such a huge deal. It was technical, frustrating, and challenging. Kinda like debugging

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    Describe it to them like you would a kid. Make it simple. If they want more, point then in the direction of ways to learn on their own and if they truly care, then they'll look it up.
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    Exercise in futility.

    They've already misremembered it and forgotten why it's important.
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    I'd like to see a post which sum up the talks :)
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