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GEEKABYTE #1 (archived)

A cache by LielaisKK Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 07/23/2009
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Probably first geek cache in Latvia includes binary, hex and computer history knowledge

Computers - only 38 years ago was sent first e-mail, 25 years ago Apple released first computer with GUI, 17 years ago Linus Torvalds posted his first topic and distributed his own operating system, but now everyone is having a computer, not just modern tool or counting machine, but also game, toy, hobby, media center, eternal information library or just business. But how much do we know about computer basic counting systems, history, honorable computer scientists? Find answers to the question, and feel how complicated little noisy box really is! As it is very popular swimming place - beware of muggers!

Cache is rather micro than nano regular size. Put cache and bushes the same way you found it!
WARNING:Please, be careful with environment!!!
BRING YOUR OWN PENCIL. BAD PENCIL INCLUDED

A -When was publically announced first commercial computer IBM 305 RAMAC? (years last two digits)
B - 111010 - convert this number to decimal numeral system.
C - 10E - convert this number to decimal numeric system.
X - How many Megabytes contains Gigabyte? (only last three digits)
Y - In which date was Linux kernel 2.6.0 released by Linus Torvalds?
Z - When did computer scientist J. C. R. Licklider born? (Month and date)

Formula:
N A° B.C'
E X° Y.Z'

You can check your answers for this puzzle on Geochecker.com.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Trrxf jvyy arire frnepu gurer

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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