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.
…it’s even made every frame of this TED-Ed video: How exactly does binary code work?
• Analog Binary Counters
• The Binary Marble Adding Machine
• The Universal Tea Machine, a huge mechanical ‘adding computer’
• What’s going on inside your computer?