Where did Bytes Come From? - Computerphile

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Why do we have 8 bits in a byte? Professor Brailsford on the origins of the humble byte.

Why Use Binary?: https://youtu.be/thrx3SBEpL8
Babbage's Puzzle: https://youtu.be/2qzjBmK0_20
Initial Orders II: https://youtu.be/nc2q4OOK6K8
The Font Magicians: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAdsp...
Colossus and Bletchley Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HH-a...

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