If strings can information hold,
With beads on wire
Or knots on string.
Might abacus and quipu mold
Worlds of meaning?
If strings can information bear,
Might quarks and other discrete fare
Quipu were a knotted-string knowledge management system the Inca used to conveniently store data. For background see here: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/chuckmetz_reading-the-strings-and-knots-that-keep-the-activity-6887838438129762304-bfiJ