The Kindle Text Problem - Computerphile

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Why is it that PDFs look great and yet e-books can look ropey? - Dr Steve Bagley turns Brady into a computer to find out.

EXTRA BITS: http://youtu.be/CdbvgRqyC-0
Floating Point Numbers: http://youtu.be/PZRI1IfStY0
EXTRA BITS - More on Printing and Typesetting History: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdModNEK_1U
Shellshock Code & the Bash Bug: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyldPMn95kk

nb: the percentage in an e-reader tends to refer to how much book you have left to go, not the state of the battery charge! -Sean

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This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. See the full list of Brady's video projects at: http://bit.ly/bradychannels