On 1/29/21 5:55 PM, dwight via cctalk wrote:
My problem with words such as DAA is that I constantly
have to look them up to see exactly what they actually do. Finding alternate uses it all
about knowing what they actually do. I know what they were put there for ( to keep banker
I constantly see people claiming how much better decimal is than the English system of
meassurment. I don't really think that much of the decimal number system. If we'd
only been born with 8 fingers on each hand, computers would have been so much easier.
Thing like powers of 2 are easier to understand in binary.
Such is life. If only we'd known.
Such as 24 hours in a day, 60 minutes in an hour, and 50 seconds in a
Although decimal time has been proposed numerous times, somehow we can't
shake our Babylonian roots, even if we don't have 60 fingers.