100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computing and Coding

Publisher: Usborne

Review

Did you know that scientists are developing ways to store data inside plant DNA? Or did you know that numbers are used to power the GPS on your smartphone? Have you ever wondered what a Googleplex is? Or piphilology? Or what the first computer game was?

This excellent dip-in fact book looks at how numbers influence and determine everyday things within our lives. From microchip graffiti to fuzzy logic, it covers science and history as well as maths and stories of real people and events. Highly illustrated and presented in an engaging, infographic style, it’s entertaining and accessible, and sure to grab anyone aged 9 to 99.

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