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Discussion on: The Balanced Ternary Machines of Soviet Russia

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Illiteratus

Great stuff! Heard about it for the first time and I'm really surprised that it wasn't adopted widely before....
The only technical advantage in binary I can imagine is, that without an "off" state as value-representation you don't need any special check for invalid "trits" due to physical damage.