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Above is approximately 1 million grains of salt.
1 megabyte is about 1 million bytes, or 8 million bits.
1000 beakers of salt like the one above is 1 billion grains of salt.
1 gigabyte is 1 billion bytes, or 8 billion bits.
This is 1 liter of salt. Recall that 1 gigabyte is 8 billion bits. It would take about 370 liters to hold 8 billion grains of salt. Consider that a piddly 1 gigabyte thumb drive has the circuitry to hold that many ones and zeros! Whew!
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Top 10 Things You Should Not Share on Social Networks
60 Minutes video: "The Internet Is Infected"
How RAM (memory) Works
How Flash Memory Works
Magnetic Force Micrograph of Hard Disk
SEM Image of Compact Disk
Right-click the programs below and save onto your computer. Open with Yabasic. Have fun!
The Mandelbrot Set Explorer
Prime Number Finder
Pick Up Sticks Game
8 Questions (How is this game related to binary numbers?)
LOGO Fractals and more
LOGO Programming Tutorial - JHB
LOGO Programming - Mike Koss
LOGO Navajo Rug Designing
Online LOGO Interpreter
Mr. Logan's Rug Sample
Turtle Robot for LOGO
ASCII - Binary Converter
HTML Color Names
Bar Code Generator
A closeup of a movie film showing how the sound is encoded in 2 different digital formats as well as in analog.
The above is a Yabasic file that will allow you to look at the binary of any file you have access to on your computer. It will also open a window that will graphically show the values - useful when studying 8 bit, single channel wav files.
Online QR Code Generator