View the original here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MijmeoH9LT4
A great youtube video by Computerphile: Characters, Symbols and the Unicode Miracle – Computerphile
Audible free book: http://www.audible.com/computerphile
Representing symbols, characters and letters that are used worldwide is no mean feat, but unicode managed it – how? Tom Scott explains how the web has settled on a standard.
More from Tom Scott: http://www.youtube.com/user/enyay and https://twitter.com/tomscott
EXTRA BITS: http://youtu.be/qBex3IDaUbU
Data Security: http://youtu.be/4SSSMi4X_mA
This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.
Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. See the full list of Brady’s video projects at: http://bit.ly/bradychannels[this is an automated post]