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How to Convert a Decimal to Binary Notation: Understand How a Computer Converts Input to Ones and Zeros

How to Convert a Decimal to Binary Notation: Understand How a Computer Converts Input to Ones and Zeros

A computer uses digital signals to manipulate information. For any computer science student, one of the first semester courses is logic design, which includes converting a decimal number to binary bits. Binary numbers are collections of ones and zeros. These binary numbers are saved as hexadecimal blocks in computer memory. When a programmer creates code...

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Comparing Computer and Car Enthusiasts

Comparing Computer and Car Enthusiasts

I have been around personal computers since the mid 1980’s and they have come a long way from their humble 8-bit beginnings. The home computer and other circuitry accessories it has spawned have now become part of our everyday lives. Just like automobiles, computers are almost a necessity. There used to be a running joke...