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Computers Speak Binary Numbers

How did early computer designers come up with the first computer language?

Check out the National Science Foundation’s website Science360: The Knowledge Network to learn more on this topic and to see the latest videos on the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math.

Watch the “Chalk Talk Video” below, which is from the site, to find out how early computer designers chose the binary system of numbers – a number system composed only of ones and zeros – as a reliable way for computers to get information across electrical circuits.