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Introduction to Digital Technology – Home Assignment 2 1. Bits and bytes in your laptop (10 points) a. What is the exact model of your laptop? (1 point) b. What is the size of your laptop’s storage (disk) in bits and bytes? (2 points) c. What is the size of your laptop’s memory in bits and bytes? (2 points) d. Given that your laptop’s word size is 64 bits, how many words are in your laptop’s memory? (2 points) e. How many bits are required to represent an address of a cell in your laptop’s memory? (3 points) 2. The binary System (10 points) a. Choose a number between 33 and 127 and translate the number to binary representation. (4 points) b. Encode the binary representation in hexadecimal encoding (2 points) c. Choose a binary number with 8 bits (where half of the bits are one and half of the bits are zero, and the most significant bit is 1), encode the binary number, and translate the number to decimal. (4 points) Note: provide the details of the translations 3. Digital text representation (8 points) a. Write your first name, last name, address (including street and city) in English (1 point) b. Translate what you wrote in 3.a to ASCII (5 points) c. Translate what you wrote in 3.a to UTF-8 (2 points) Note: use the hexadecimal encoding for ASCII and UTF-8, and encode spaces, commas, etc. 4. eReader Comparison (11 points) a. What are the e-Reader parameters that influence end-user experience (give at least 3 parameters and explain their importance to the end-user) (6 points – 2 points for each parameter) b. Choose 2 eReaders and compare them according to the parameters you selected in 4.a (2 points) c. According to your comparison, which eReader is better? (3 points) 5. The Kodak slogan was “You press the button, we do all the rest” (10 points) a. Explain what was behind this slogan (3 points) b. Explain why it made Kodak so successful at the end of the 19th century and through the 20th century (3 points) c. Explain how this slogan was responsible for Kodak bankruptcy at the 2012 (4 points)