Stories by Linda Vivah on Medium — binary

Learn How to Read Binary in 5 minutes

Linda Haviv

Tags binary, coding, programming

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What is Binary?

  • Binary is nothing more than a System of Counting
  • Everything in a computer’s brain comes down 0’s & 1’s
  • Binary existed before computers
  • Binary is an ON or OFF counting system, all or nothing. ‘1’ represents ON, ‘0’ represents OFF.
  • Because each digit in binary can have 2 values, the base is 2 (see the example below for...