Photo courtesy ExtraHop

If there were any doubts that Sunday’s NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers is the “Nerd Bowl,” this should put them to rest.

In a city filled with “12th Man” flags, Seattle-based tech company ExtraHop took a much more technical approach last night by putting the numbers “00001100” — the binary representation of the number twelve — in the windows of its downtown headquarters.

The project was the brainchild of Bhushan Khanal, ExtraHop’s director of engineering, assembled by several of the company’s employees on Thursday afternoon.

ExtraHop says the display is its own geeky way of showing its support for the Seahawks and the tech-savvy city the team calls home.

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  • Jmartens

    I didn’t know something so simple could be a “project” let alone someone’s “brainchild.” Easy with the dramatics, Geekwire.

    • Colormeimpressed

      Did you think to do it Jmartens. Or let me guess. You had to read the article and have it all spelled out for you?

  • tsupasat

    Riding nerdy here at ExtraHop. :-)

  • John Raffetto

    There are 10 kinds of people in the world: those who speak binary, and those who don’t!

    • cblessington

      Precisely. TWO kinds of people!

      • colonelpanic

        A friend told me last night that there are indeed 10 types of people in the world: those who speak binary, those who don’t, and those who didn’t realize we’re talking in base 3.

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