Why Use Binary? – Computerphile

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


This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer

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

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