I generally prefer to write about big picture subjects for my Learning pieces at Source. But today, let’s start from something small that illuminates the way even simple choices affect what we can represent and the stories we can tell. Let’s talk about the most basic datatype we often build our databases from: Boolean fields.
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Harris, Jacob. 2015. “Consider the Boolean: The Challenge of Using Binary Data Structures in a Complicated World.” Source (blog). February 18, 2015. https://source.opennews.org/articles/consider-boolean/.