Fun With Binary Palindromes

My recent vicissitudes have led me into the realm of palindromes. Binary palindromes. Essentially, palindromes are words or numbers that appear the same when read from left or right. The word “Anna” is a palindrome for example, as well as the number 13931. But my focus has been primarily on binary palindromic numbers, such as 11011 and 01011010. There is nothing inherently useful about them, though they possess a certain beauty which is only evident to someone who likes to fumble with ones and zeroes....

March 17, 2017 · 4 min · 834 words · Gian Sass