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What does the Google Doodle say?

This post decodes what the Google Doodle says today, July 1st 2018.

Decoded

01000111 is G 01100111 is g

01101111 is o 01101100 is l

01101111 is o 01100101 is e

Expanded

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is 372 today (or 0b101110100 or 0x174 or 1047 in base 7). Google may be celebrating him because he "refined the binary number system, which is the foundation of virtually all digital computers." [wikipedia]

Reference

ASCII, decimal, hexadecimal, octal, and binary conversion table from IBM at [link]

The Google page on Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz at [link]

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