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Technology

Based on an encoding schema, where in literal words represent digital data.

Human factor

  1. It is much easier to deal with legitimate words rather than a collection of random characters
    hdkjhg54lhjhd Apple Mango Africa
  2. A set of unrelated nouns is simpler than a sequence with words from different parts of speech
    Apple Mango Bridge apple away an doctor the day keeps a

Reduction

The greater the number of individual symbols used - the smaller the resultant code.
Comparision
Base Dec Bin Hex
Digits 10 2 16
Symbols 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
     
Ex. 1 7 111 7
Digits 1 3 1
     
Ex. 2 15 1111 F
Digits 2 4 1

Mapping

  • A sequence of bits is mapped to individual words ( e.g. 1011011011 : Apple )
  • Those words are from a list of 1K (1024) carefully chosen nouns
  • Since 210 = 1024, the length of these sequences is 10 bits
Illustration
Data An Apple a day
ASCII
A 0x41
n 0x6E
... ...
Hex 41 6E 20 41 70 70 6C 65 20 61 20 64 61 79
Binary 0100 0001 0111 0000 0111 0000 0110 1100 ...
WCode
Cat 0100000101
Coffee 1100000111
... ...
WCode Cat Coffee Mango Apple ...