I got the news yesterday that it’s time once again to design a badge that we’ll use for Stream of Consciousness Saturday for the 2018-19 season. Here is my entry:
I thought about streams, and one that kept coming back to me was a bit stream, a string of binary digits (1’s and 0’s) that are combined to form a message. If you look at the background, you’ll notice one such string in a dark green color. To create that string, I wrote a Python program (learning Python as I went along) to take a message and translate each character into its ASCII code (a string of seven binary characters), then concatenate all of the strings together. Here’s the message I used:
Stream of Consciousness Saturday|#SoCS|John Holton|The Sound of One Hand Typing|https://thesoundofonehandtyping.wordpress.com
I’m so clever…
So, that’s my entry into the badge contest. Hope you like it!