March 6, 2015 by Daniel P. Clark

Numeric Bases and Defining Your Own

Lately I’ve been teaching my niece a new way to do math.  She would have difficulty with addition and subtraction of numbers if they contained more than a few digits.  I asked her if she’d ever seen a clock where the numbers rolled over (like in the movie Ground Hog Day).  She hadn’t.  I decided…

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May 3, 2014 by Daniel P. Clark

Code Golf Challenge Unique Base 64 Incrementor

The goal is to write a script that will use your (Base 64) numbering system and never repeat any character within the string while incrementing. When you rollover a big number that jumps to the next place value you need to substitute it with the next unique in place… example (in Base 10) 0985,0986,0987 jumps…

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