|Punched cards and dominoes; presence and absence.|
|Some Dutch sailors playing dominoes. Each domino represents the outcomes of throwing two dice.|
|A set of Hindu dominoes. Eastern culture adapted thrown dice into static tiles.|
The work of Indian scholar Pingala is the first known description of binary, as a description of metre. Leibniz discovered binary in the West more than a few centuries later, not too long before dominoes made their way to Europe.
|Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.|