Bradley Gannon

Moving electrons for fun since 2008.

TIL that the intermediate unit between the bit and the word is the “syllable”, at least according to the people who designed and built the Launch Vehicle Digital Computer for the Apollo program

the terms for computing concepts are sometimes cute in this way, I’ve noticed (see also: nibble, jiffy, and probably others)

— 22:54 on 2020-04-24 (Fri)