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Welcome to Peoplay.com!

This Website is for People and about People.

Everybody has a Date of Birth. Everyone has his or her own Personality. We encourage you to look at the Personal Matrix of Birth, or the inborn psychological and energetic Profile of a Person, based on his or her personal Date of Birth.

Is this about mysticism, or traditional numerology, or fortune telling, or any kind of ‘palmistry’ with Date of Birth? No. First of all, this is about our inborn energies and psychology. Unlike traditional Numerology, with its angle on every possible combination of private Numbers (DOB, Name, DOB + Name, etc.), Peoplay.com seeks to provide you with an original and logical system, which combines ancient wisdom with up-to-date information resources, technologies, and new ideas about the meaning of Birth Matrix and Birth Numbers .

Founded in November 2009, Peoplay offers you an opportunity to calculate and analyze Personal Matrix of Birth, designed as the ancient ‘Pythagoras Square’.

What is the ‘Pythagoras Square’? Besides the mathematical puzzle, it is an ancient way to calculate numerical Matrix from Date of Birth. This Matrix reflects the hidden numerical patterns that could serve as keys for unlocking secrets of the individual psyche and personal patterns, forming course of life.

Although ultimate source of numerology, which has many variations today, is veiled in mystery, its origins may date back to the Pythagorean school of ancient Greece.

Pythagoras was one of the most famous and controversial ancient Greek philosophers. He lived approximately from 570 BC to 490 BC. The popular modern image of Pythagoras is that of a master mathematician and scientist. However, like other holistic thinkers, Pythagoras spoke of cycles and waves of energy that existed long before the dawn of humanity, and how our life paths reflect great and eternal laws, whose origins and purpose remain hidden within the mystery and mechanics of the Universe.

Pythagoras presented a cosmos that was structured according to moral principles and significant numerical relationships. Pythagoras was famous as an expert on the fate of the soul after death, who thought that the soul was immortal and went through a series of reincarnations. Pythagoras succeeded in promulgating a new, more optimistic view of the fate of the soul after death and in founding a way of life that was attractive for its rigor and discipline and that drew to him many devoted followers.

So, the most pleasant thing waiting for you today: our Free Calculator , which will generate any Pythagoras Square Matrix of interest to you - no more calculations on the back of a napkin, no more room for an arithmetic error. Moreover, our Free Calculator will also provide you with a Free Personal Report.

Based on a Personal Date of Birth, the Free Personal Report will give you a lot of useful information about your inborn energies, psychological characteristics, individual capabilities, and possible areas for personal growth.

Of course, you do not have to limit your explorations to yourself. You can learn about individual characteristics of other people - friends, colleagues and family members (including even newborns and toddlers!). You can look at the Matrices of well-known People who may be found through Search by their Name on our Website (or just calculate their Date of Birth).


The Calendar, Clock of Birth and Accuracy

- What about the historic Calendar's changes and their influence on our Birth Numbers ?

This question definitely crosses the mind if you are really interested in learning any mathematics and philosophy about Date of Birth, including our beloved Pythagoras Square Matrix .

What we can suggest on this topic is a link to Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Style_and_New_Style_dates as well as a quite interesting article from the Wall Street Journal (see below please). It ties together all the calendar changes, made or offered by humanity since Julius Caesar, with some examples of contradictoriness in dealing with Time, as a category, in different countries.

But the burning question is what should we do in any particular case when we want to calculate a Matrix of Birth for a Person with contradictory Date of Birth or Date of Birth based on the so-called 'old style'?

Well, if you have a choice - choose the most updated calendar, i. e. take a 'new style' Date of Birth, instead of an 'old style' DOB. If you have no choice, use any official Date you could find about a Person - it makes sense, just as a mark of Time, made by the people at the time of event. Nevertheless, keep in mind that any Birth Matrix obtained this way can bear more philosophical than psychological or predictive information.

- What if I (or my loved ones) were born around or exactly at midnight, i. e. between two single days?

If you were born in the very beginning of the day (even at 00:01 of local time), you definitely belong to this raising day!

Even when you're born before midnight but quite closely to this Rubicon, you should consider the Matrix of the very next day as a part of your nature.

- What about accuracy of Dates of Birth of Celebrities or other well-known People from our database?

We usually display the birth date based on the Julian calendar system (old style) for people born before 5 October 1582. For people born afterwards, the dates are based on the Gregorian calendar system (new style)

Nevertheless, mistakes or alternative versions of some personal birth dates can happen, depending on transition from the Julian calendar system to an approximation of the Gregorian system, in different countries, at different times.

So we'd appreciate any information on accurate birth date of any Person from our database! Please contact us if you spot something or have a question about accuracy of birth information.

By CARL BIALIK, the Wall Street Journal

The Soap Opera of Measuring the Days of Our Lives

Humanity's efforts to impose order on time don't always go like clockwork.

There was the Y2K computer-programming fiasco, as the world entered the year 2000. Then there are the seconds that have to be added to the clock occasionally—the next one is in June—to make our definition of a day match the ever-so-slight slowing of the Earth's rotation. And spare a thought for the Swedish couple who married 300 years ago but whose anniversary has never appeared on any calendar.

Sven Hall wed Ellna Jeppsdotter in Ystad, Sweden, on Feb. 30, 1712—a day that existed only because of Protestant Europe's fumbling transition from the Julian calendar system to an approximation of the Gregorian system. Sweden had tried to change gradually before realizing it was out of sync with everyone else, says Bengt Danielson, assistant archival director of the Demographical Database for Southern Sweden. The nation tried to get back in line by adding two leap days to 1712. But it was four decades before Sweden made the wholesale switch from the Julian calendar.

In the centuries since, society has improved its reckoning of time and synchronization of watches across borders. But it continues to use a relatively ancient system for tweaking time by adding leap days—such as next week's Feb. 29—that some astronomers say isn't the ideal mathematical solution to the problem that a year is a bit longer than 365 days. Add in the unpredictable variability in the length of years, and the calendar continues to defy simple computation.

"The calendar isn't a mathematical thing," says Robert Poole, a historian at the University of Cumbria in Lancaster, England, and author of a book on calendar reform in England. "All attempts to systematize calendars are misguided."

Yet history is dotted with attempts to systematize calendars. The Julian calendar was named for Julius Caesar, who instituted it in 46 B.C. after recognizing that the time it takes for the Earth to orbit the sun isn't neatly divisible by the time it takes for the Earth to rotate about its axis.

Caesar added a leap year every four years, which was almost right. But the almost added up. Those extra leap days made the average year too long, shifting annual phenomena—such as the spring and autumn equinox—earlier than their normal seasonal dates by 10 days by 1582. Since the date of Easter is tied to the spring equinox, Pope Gregory XIII sought to overhaul the calendar, skipping 10 days and then removing three leap years every 400 years.

In Gregory's time, England had just emerged from a schism with the church and wasn't eager to follow papal authority. Enter John Dee—"variously listed as an astronomer, mathematician, magician and mystic; today one might even call him a crackpot," says Geoff Chester, a spokesman for the U.S. Naval Observatory, which plays a key role in counting world time today.

Dee suggested to Queen Elizabeth a cycle of eight leap years every 33 years. The leap years would come every fourth year starting with the fourth of the cycle, putting a five-year gap between the last leap year of the cycle and the first of the next cycle. Dee didn't invent the system, says Duncan Steel, an astronomer at the Australian Centre for Astrobiology and author of a book about calendar history. A variant of the system remains in use in Iran today, a millennium after Persians first used one like it.

The average year in the Gregorian system lasts exactly 365.2425 days, compared with the average year in the Dee system of a touch over 365.2424 days. The latter is closer to the actual time it takes the Earth to rotate around the sun, about 365.242 days, says Dr. Steel.

Still, Dee was ultimately unsuccessful, and most of the world eventually fell into line with a uniform calendar.

But that hasn't run out the clock on calendar problems. Another complication is that years are measured in days, and days are getting longer as tides create friction and slow the Earth's rotation. The length of the second has been fixed to the oscillation frequency of Cesium-133, using a duration that once corresponded to 1/86,400th of a day. But today—and tomorrow—are longer than the 86,400 seconds clocks world-wide include in a day by about one or two milliseconds—the gap changes daily.

To rectify that shift, the world's timekeepers have agreed to add so-called leap seconds whenever the drift nears a second, typically at midnight London time—the minute starting at 11:59 p.m. has 61 seconds.

As the day grows longer, somewhat unpredictably, there are fractionally fewer days in the year, and so eventually, in the very long run, today's calendar may need to be amended once more. But then, that should be expected, says Steve Allen, an astronomer at the University of California who maintains a website with research about the leap second.

"It is extraordinary hubris for any civilization to presume that its calendar will still be in use in 1,000 years," he says.