June 23, 2003 6:40 AM Subscribe
The Incas had binary!
Archaeologists have long known that khipu strings
were used by the incas to store arithmetic records. Now, it's believed that they used a 7-bit binary code to store all kinds of "written" information. Well? Who's going to be the first to translate Harry Potter onto a khipu string?
posted by unreason (8 comments total)