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Raspberry Pi Foundation

Representing Data with Images and Sound

Learn how data is represented through media; audio, visual and text. Supported by Google.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Describe how computers represent things in binary.
  • Explain common text encoding (ASCII and UTF-8).
  • Produce your own emoji in bitmap and vector form.
  • Investigate the physics of sound, and how sampling allows computers to represent sounds.
  • Compare lossy and lossless compression.