Octal

The octal numeral system, or oct for short, is the base-8 number system, and uses the digits 0 to 7. Octal numerals can be made from binary numerals by grouping consecutive binary digits into groups of three (starting from the right). For example, the binary representation for decimal 74 is 1001010, which can be grouped into (00)1 001 010 – so the octal representation is 112.In the decimal system each decimal place is a power of ten. For example: In the octal system each place is a power of eight. For example: By performing the calculation above in the familiar decimal system we see why 112 in octal is equal to 64+8+2 = 74 in decimal.
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  • Dot Com Lunch – Ultra Expensive Mic & Bike Helmet Edition

    … of months ago. The replacement Octal is the most advanced bike helmet in the world. The Octal comes with a QR code attached to the ICEdot emergency identification and notification system. First responders need only to scan the QR code to get all my emergency information. There’s even an optional crash sensor that sense when you crash and then SMS text your emergency contacts. It’s like OnStar for bikes! As you no doubt guessed by the title of this blog post, the Octal is not cheap. Then again, how much is your head worth? …

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