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Great Microprocessors of the Past and Present : This list is not intended to be an exhaustive compilation of microprocessors, but rather a description of designs that are either unique, or representative designs typical of the period, not necessarily the first of their kind, or the best. It includes material from text books, magazine articles and papers, authoritative descriptions and half remembered folklore from obscure sources, as such, it has no bibliography or list of references. via Linkfilter. It gets a little technical at times, but it's interesting reading if you're into the guts of these fun little toys!
posted by starscream (4 comments total)

 
Awesome, thanks!

I'll be reading this a lot, tons of interesting info. Nothing educates more about a technical field than looking at various designs used.
posted by azazello at 7:58 PM on December 28, 2004


Ahhh, memories of programming the 6502 in assembly language come flooding back.
posted by caddis at 4:50 AM on December 29, 2004


(another ahhhhhh....)
posted by andrew cooke at 7:57 AM on December 29, 2004


I know the man who built this. Truly, one of the greatest nerds of all time; and I mean that as a compliment.
posted by Monk at 9:05 AM on December 29, 2004


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