Data compression explained

Posted on Thursday, Sep 29 2005 @ 05:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Modern compression is the technology used today by computers in order to pass data from place to place using less data then it would take to simply transfer these data as they are. Compression is quite common these days and is used transparently in many computer systems. A simple example for using compression is the web, in which every time we view an image, we in fact decompress it. Read on over at Gamershell.


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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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