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10,000 Falling Dominoes That Actually Work As A Simple Computer

10,000 Falling Dominoes That Actually Work As A Simple Computer

YouTube is chock full of falling domino videos, but Numberphile’s Matt Parker may have trumped them all with a complicated 10,000 domino setup that just so happens to function as a very crude computer. How is such a thing even possible? This primer explains the basics.

It’s Binary Day (Except That It Isn’t!)

It’s Binary Day (Except That It Isn’t!)

Hurrah! It’s finally 11/11/11, which makes it Binary Day. I’ve already seen a whole host of folks hitting social media channels to point this out. Relatively few of them are pointing out that they’re wrong, though.