Beethoven's Fifth... in Binary

Beethoven's Fifth... in Binary. Well, actually only the first four notes of Beethoven's Fifth translated into binary by 3M. An advertisement which trumpets their proprietary digital mastering system, this visual depiction of 1's and 0's is another stunning example of the way in which binary can be used to represent information. Inherently continuous, sound is most often represented as a wave. 3M developed their digital mastering system to leave as few gaps as possible when the sound wave is translated into discrete binary chunks...

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Four Bits is a Nibble

"The binary numeral system, or base-2 number system, is a numeral system that represents numeric values using two symbols, usually 0 and 1. ... the binary system is used internally by virtually all modern computers. " - Wikipedia