There are 10 kinds of people... (extended edition!)
by Gordon Mohr
There are II kinds of people. Those who understand roman numerals, and those who do not.
There are 11 kinds of people. Those who understand unary notation, and those who do not.
Ha, ha. Let's see what else...
There are 110 kinds of people. Those who understand basenegative2 notation, and those who do not.
There are 1,010 kinds of people. Those who understand basenegative1 notation, and those who do not.
Now we're rockin', how far down does the rabbit hole go?
There are 0.1 kinds of people. Those who understand base0.5notation, and those who do not.
There are 1.0001 kinds of people. Those who understand baseinotation, and those who do not.
There are 11 kinds of people. Those who understand balanced ternary notation, and those who do not.
OK, that's enough!
Are there any other kinds of people to deceptively bifurcate?
5 Comments
xyzzyxyzzy 20040213 07:48:12 
2 kinds There are 2 kinds of people  those who divide people into kinds, and those who don't. 
psd 20040213 08:33:23 
There are 10 kinds of people or three kinds even.. i think it's been a long day :) 
maxsnet 20040307 07:41:14 
2 kinds There are 2 kinds of people : Those who understand decimal notation, and those who do not. 
maxsnet 20040307 07:41:43 
2 kinds There are 2 kinds of people : Those who understand hexadecimal notation, and those who do not. 
anon 20040311 22:31:01 
There are 10 kinds of people Binary for 1 = 1 Binary for 2 = 10 Binary for 4 = 100
