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Unformatted text preview: DSL or Cable? 6. How does most of today's computers represent information (data)? CS110 Fall 2011 7. Convert the base 10 number 76 to binary. 8. Convert the binary number 101101 to decimal (base10). 9. The seven "truths about bits (koans)" discussed in BTB are listed below. Choose one koan and discuss in detail its meaning and its possible effect your personal computer encounters. It's all just bits. Perfection is normal. There is want in the midst of reality. Processing is power. More of the same can be a whole new thing. Nothing goes away. Bits move faster than thoughts. 10. "The Information Machine" video is an animated film that places the computer in historical perspective and was produced for the IBM exhibit at the Brussels World Fair in 1958. What is its main purpose? In other words, what does it show about the relationship between people and the machine?...
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- Fall '11
- Decimal, primary storage, Basics Resources document, Brussels World Fair