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Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

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What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illumi…

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For those of you wondering how code becomes “ones and zeros”(r/learnprogramming)

Nice writeup. For anyone interested in going into this topic further, I recommend Charles Petzold’s amazing book Code. It explains how you can build a computer from the ground up, starting with a simple logic circuit and ending with High Level Languages. Read the amazon reviews, anyone interested in knowing how computers work will get a lot out of this.

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compsci, learnprogramming, linux

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$15.25

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SFW

Book Binding

Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

Charles Petzold

Book Edition

1

Book Publisher

Microsoft Press

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Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

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For those of you wondering how code becomes “ones and zeros”

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