Artifact Details

Title

Computer Science, Counting by Twos, from episode 123 of the program "For All Practical Purposes"

Catalog Number

102651758

Type

Moving Image

Date

1987-03-02

Publisher

Chedd-Angier Production Company

Place of Publication

Watertown, MA, US

Identifying Numbers

Deprecated CHM identification number VT 189.89

Duration

00:12:43

Format

U-Matic

Description

These videos explore musical topics, including the mechanics of player pianos and the process of using digital computers to record and play music. Also includes an explanation of the binary system ("Counting by Twos"). Quite a bit of this is shot at the Computer History Museum.