[OFF-TOPIC] It is true that is impossible write in binary code, the lowest level of programming that you can write is in hex code?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 08:09:51 CET 2014


On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> wrote:
> Bah! He asked if there were lower levels than binary. Ergo: chip design!
> (And microcode, the intermediate layer. Or one of the layers, depending
> where you draw the line.) Should we stop before we reach the quantum foam of
> spacetime?

Certainly not. We keep going below electrons, and find ourselves in
Quantumland. It's like Wonderland, only... uhh... actually, it's just
like Wonderland. Pick up a book called "Alice in Quantumland" by
Robert Gilmore - it's worth reading.

ChrisA



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