How binary code works (video)

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 @ 13:37 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Ever wondered how your computer and other electronic devices work? A new TED-Ed video from José Américo N L F de Freitas explains how binary code works. It's just under 5 minutes long, so it won't take up much of your precious time.
Imagine trying to use words to describe every scene in a film, every note in a song, or every street in your town. Now imagine trying to do it using only the numbers 1 and 0. Every time you use the Internet to watch a movie, listen to music, or check directions, that’s exactly what your device is doing, using the language of binary code. José Américo N L F de Freitas explains how binary works.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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