This evening at the dinner table, Amy asked
me what a byte was. Knowing that she was not referring to the mouthful
of vegetables I had just taken, and that I first needed to explain what
a bit was, I quickly grabbed a handful of vegetables and began to teach
the girls the binary system -- using peas and carrots for zeros and ones.
Working from there, I was able to tangibly demonstrate bits, nibbles
It brought a whole new meaning to minding P's and C's. Whoever said
you couldn't learn something while playing with your food?