Election Thinking

Yesterday’s election was a contrast between two strongly differentiated candidates with sharply different visions on many significant issues. My social media feeds flooded today with discussions of the election result. I think that the election result itself, while immediately pressing, is

Binary

I had a crazy idea last week. Why don’t we change our global numbering system to base-two instead of base-ten? I think this could potentially increase (significantly) the number of mathematically-sophisticated people worldwide, by cutting years off of early math education,