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In java, `x<<y` shifts x y bits to the left. `x>>y` [arithmetically](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arithmetic_shift) shifts x y bits to the right. `x>>>y` [logically](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logical_shift) shifts x y bits to the right. These operations are invaluable when you need to manipulate individual bits of a value. For example, lets say you are using a … Read More

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