Charles Petzold

Inspired by “Code”

May 12, 2011
New York, N.Y.

I recently received two entirely unrelated emails from people who had posted videos on YouTube that were, in part, inspired by my book Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software (which is one of those rare computer books that doesn't become absurdly obsolete with the passage of time, and which, incidently, has recently become available in a Kindle edition).

Barrett Cunningham has posted two videos on YouTube that decode digital technologies:

It'll be interesting to see where else this series goes.

Although Morgen Fleisig's video is very short, it shows quite a beautiful installation of what appear to be hand-crafted relays wired up into logic gates and a binary adder:

Very intriguing!