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(IFL Science)   There are 10 types of people, those who know binary and those who don't. Martian parachute edition   (iflscience.com) divider line
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2021-02-23 7:13:05 AM  
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2021-02-23 9:03:01 AM  
There are 1 types of people who know binary.
 
2021-02-23 9:25:10 AM  
"Mars needs women"?!
 
2021-02-23 9:42:25 AM  
There are two kinds of people: Those who can extrapolate from incomplete data.
 
2021-02-23 10:25:54 AM  
Parachute, you're not my supervisor.
 
2021-02-23 10:41:51 AM  
Looks like we know binary, but we forgot about two's compliment.
 
2021-02-23 10:43:11 AM  

Destructor: Parachute, you're not my supervisor.


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2021-02-23 11:18:31 AM  
There 10 types of people; those that can count in Binary, and those that can't
 
2021-02-23 11:19:20 AM  
I should re-read the title, and have  to 10 more coffees

farking lockdown brain
 
2021-02-23 12:19:40 PM  
I know its the coordinates on Mars.  But on Earth the North and West coordinates put you near the Gates of Hell in LA County
 
2021-02-23 12:22:45 PM  

Hospitaller: I know its the coordinates on Mars.  But on Earth the North and West coordinates put you near the Gates of Hell in LA County


Nevermind
 
2021-02-23 12:38:11 PM  

Ghost Roach: There 10 types of people; those that can count in Binary, and those that can't


and those who know Gray Code
 
2021-02-23 1:23:46 PM  

Diagonal: There are two kinds of people: Those who can extrapolate from incomplete data.


A good engineer can curve fit a single point.
 
2021-02-23 1:25:15 PM  

Random Companion: Looks like we know binary, but we forgot about two's compliment.


"That's a very nice parachute you have there!"  - 2

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2021-02-23 1:28:38 PM  

Random Companion: Looks like we know binary, but we forgot about two's compliement.


You're welcome (and very attractive!)
 
2021-02-23 2:09:00 PM  

Ghost Roach: There 10 types of people; those that can count in Binary, and those that can't


This was my email tag line at work for many years at a public utility, but I don't think anyone ever got it.
 
2021-02-24 2:03:24 AM  
This how we get $5000 toilet sets. Geeks playing, says an old hexadecimal math wiz.
 
2021-02-24 2:05:32 AM  
Y'all can eat my Ascii
 
2021-02-24 6:14:34 AM  

Amoment: Y'all can eat my Ascii


The code did not use use ASCII. It used a=1,b=2,... coded in binary.
 
2021-02-24 10:19:01 AM  

TheMysteriousStranger: Amoment: Y'all can eat my Ascii

The code did not use use ASCII. It used a=1,b=2,... coded in binary.


Look, all I know is that the fours bit means the same thing whether it's big-endian or little-endian.
 
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