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Why do computers like binary?

Why do computers like binary?: Digital Media Foundations
Why do computers like binary?: Digital Media Foundations

Computers use binary for the little known reason that it's actually incredibly hard to record, store, transmit, and recover information. By simplifying the type of information stored to one of just two states—off/on, yes/no, up/down—it's possible for engineers to develop a wide range of systems to manage it. This video explains the challenge and some of the solutions we have to this data problem.

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