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A 1 is an "on" signal, and a 0 is an "off" signal. How does a computer know 01110 is different from 010? Does the computer wait between signals?

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    $\begingroup$ This is more of a question in electrical engineering. $\endgroup$ Dec 9 '16 at 11:55
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The system operates in a synchronized fashion using a shared clock. This removes the ambiguity.

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