28 02, 2014

Abstract to Concrete

February 28th, 2014|Categories: General|

Hi folks, In our previous articles we've told you a few things about the concept of zero, then about numbers and then about the binary numeral system. Today's article will probably shed some light on the reasons for this consecution. "Abstract" etymologically means 'separated from [...]

21 02, 2014

Binary

February 21st, 2014|Categories: General|

Hi folks, After telling you a few things about the concept of zero then about numbers, today we tell just a few sentences on the binary numeration system. Etymologically, the word "binary" has its origins in the Latin "bis" which means "double", same as lots [...]

13 02, 2014

Numbers

February 13th, 2014|Categories: General|

Hi folks, Let's continue talking a bit about the magic ingredients the sorcery of mathematics uses and after telling you last week a few things about "zero" and its importance, let's try today to make a quick and unpretentious (as we always do) overview on numbers. [...]