introduction \n \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Introduction

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the binary system \n historical information and punch card sorting applications
 sorting 32 punch cards in numerical order
 divining selected number
 solving logic problem \n martin gardner \n scientific american, dec. 1960 \n gardner adenda \n paul swinford
1986
Martin Gardner

The Binary System

VariationsAlso published here Scientific American, Dec. 1960

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the cyberdeck \n credit information, computer cards precursor, handling with sorting rod
 historical data
 design of the deck
 handling and operating the deck \n paul swinford \n "the computer cards" & "three mysteries with the computer cards" (paul swinford & clyde cairy, marketed item 1966)
1986
Paul Swinford

The Cyberdeck

Related to "The Computer Cards" & "Three Mysteries with the Computer Cards" (Paul Swinford & Clyde Cairy, marketed item 1966)

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separating the suits \n with sorting rod \n paul swinford
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Paul Swinford

Separating the Suits

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finding the card \n named card is left over after sorting procedure with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Finding the Card

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four of a kind \n locating any fourofakind with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Four of a Kind

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let's play poker \n locating any type of poker hand with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Let's Play Poker

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poker spectacular \n poker deal with cyberdeck which is stacked with sorting rod, incorporates gag cards fourteen and fifteen of spades \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Poker Spectacular

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binary bafflers \n following material from "three mysteries with the computer cards", using ace through fifteen (!) of spades plus joker \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Binary Bafflers

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four impressions \n one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("is your card among those?"), magic age cards \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Four Impressions

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the discerning joker \n one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("is your card among those?"), magic age cards, selection ends up on top and joker at position of selection's value, binarial transposition \n paul swinford \n mathematics and mentalism \n alex elmsley
1986
Paul Swinford

The Discerning Joker

Related to 
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transmigration \n sixteen cards sorted with sorting rod, two people remember one of the cards, their positions transpose after a few sortings, binarial transposition \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Transmigration

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impossibility \n one of sixteen cards thought of, ends up at a chosen position after a few sortings with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Impossibility

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tapathought \n one of six cards thought of, value spelled to find it \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

TapaThought

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identity crises \n two cards selected and put reversed in deck, deck sorted with sorting rod, selections occupy each other's position, "reflected symmetry", with variation \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Identity Crises

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spellout \n deck sorted with sorting rod, all fourofakinds together, spelling through deck with every value \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Spellout

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on mathematical magic tricks \n \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

On Mathematical Magic Tricks

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gardner adenda \n comments on martin gardner's article
 a problem solved
 a message retold \n paul swinford \n the binary system \n martin gardner
1986
Paul Swinford

Gardner Adenda

Inspired by 
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miscellania \n more on cyberdeck handling
 care and feeding
 concluding obervations \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Miscellania

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selected references \n \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

Selected References

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about the author \n \n paul swinford
1986
Paul Swinford

About the Author

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