[nfb-talk] abacus needed

Buddy Brannan buddy at brannan.name
Sun Feb 8 22:05:04 UTC 2009

Hi Mike,

I don't know that I've ever seen a 10-bead abacus. Closest that's  
coming to mind is the Chinese one, which has five beads on the bottom  
and two on the top (like two fives. What, do the Chinese have 16  
fingers? Good for programmers who need to count in hex? I dunno.)

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