I am a native in this world And think in it as a native thinks

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Data processing, Inca style

This lovely object is a quipu, the Inca record-keeping system. 

The pattern of the knots on the various strings -- 586 in this quipu -- probably represented demographic data.

But I want to wear it as a necklace.

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