1s and 0s represent "on" and "off", or whether a switch is open or closed. There are other ways to represent that, though.
1. On this day in 1961, a man with this first name made history in a major way. Solve the puzzle for his first name and find his last name (you may already know it), then use the MERLIN Library Catalog to find the book we own with him as the author.
2. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the book.
Send an email to your subject librarian. Put "FE 1100 Contest" in the subject line, anbriefly introduce yourself in the body. If you complete this step, you'll get information on next week's task.