md at cantares.on.ca
Tue Dec 4 00:00:03 EST 2012
At 11:35 PM -0500 12/3/12, Karl Williams wrote:
>My favorite hex number is C0FFEE.
Do you remember the "COFFEE" talking machine at the Science Centre? :-)
>Sometime when I'm bored I'll pick any base, other than ten, and do
>mind calculations. Base-12 (Duodecimal) is fun.
6x9=42 (base 13)
Why does one of my calcs have "Pental"!??!!!??? (base 5)
>>Doc's offhand comment about IBM and hexadecimal notation piqued my curiosity.
Why does IBM use "slashed" 0 for O?
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