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November 2017

D65 Icon

Today – for a change – I switched from code and numbers to pencil and colors. I designed the logo for D65: I tried to mimic my first computer. And I’m pretty happy with the first result 🙂 I know that… Continue Reading →

Numbering systems (part 2)

Why are we grouping bits into bytes (8 bits)? Another ‘magical truth’ I saw a lot is that someone decided – all of a sudden – to use 8 bits to cook a bigger unit, the byte. And that he… Continue Reading →

Numbering systems (part 1)

I read some articles and books recently where the authors were explaining – with some insurance – how the numbering systems we use as humans and in computer science were randomly/arbitrary chosen… That put me so much on my nerves…… Continue Reading →

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