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Why Use Binary? - Computerphile

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Published on Dec 4, 2015

Surely decimal numbers are easier to understand than binary? So why don't computers use them? Professor Brailsford explains the relationships between binary, power and simplicity.

EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/NlWuTYhF8KM
Colossus & Bletchley Park: https://youtu.be/9HH-asvLAj4
Inside a Data Centre: https://youtu.be/fd3kSdu4W7c
Steve Furber on ARM: https://youtu.be/1jOJl8gRPyQ
Fishy Codes – Bletchley's Other Secret: https://youtu.be/Ou_9ntYRzzw

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Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com

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