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Smallest Digital File

Nothing in a computer actually exists in the way you might think it does.

That image might look like an image, but it's actually thousands of 0s and 1s, all jumbled up.

That song might sound like a song, but it's acutally thousands of 0s and 1s, all jumbled up.

Even this website might look like a website, but it's actually thousands of 0s and 1s, all jumbled up.

Yes, everything in a computer is made of 0s and 1s, all jumbled up.

Of course, you can't usually see the 0s and 1s - that would be awful. No, the computer hides them from you inside the CD drive.
But if you're very lucky, you might one day see a 0 or a 1 which has escaped! If you see that, click the number immediately - the computer will say 'Thank You' in a creepy robot voice.

But let's get back to the WOW. The file with the least 0s and 1s is the smallest file - and it's a file you can create on your own PC!

The smallest digital file is a blank Word document.

Try it out!

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