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October 17th, 2011

Hexy Digits

Mostly for my own entertainment I’ve come up with an alternative set of numeric digits. Instead of using base 10 (decimal—one’s place, ten’s place, hundred’s place, etc.) I chose base 16 (hexadecimal—one’s place, sixteen’s place, two-hundred-fifty-six’s place, etc.). Hexadecimal works out well because I used four base symbols to represent 1, 2, 4, and 8. […]