[ hol-uh-rith ]
/ ˈhɒl ə rɪθ /
a system for coding data into punched cards, in which each horizontal row is assigned a different value, and letters, numbers, or special characters are encoded as combinations of these values in a vertical column.
What Is Code-Switching?Code-switching means "the modifying of one's speech, behavior, appearance, etc., to adapt to different sociocultural norms." So, why do we do it?
Origin of Hollerith code
1946; named after Herman Hollerith (1860–1929), U.S. inventor of the system
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