Reply to post: Re: Cool project, but if you want to have it easy...

This whopping 16-bit computer processor is being built by hand, transistor by transistor

metasonix

Re: Cool project, but if you want to have it easy...

>The idea is that you build a bit serial computer.

That is exactly how most tube/valve computers were designed. It saved enormous amounts of circuitry, although a magnetic drum memory was mandatory to hold all the data and registers. And damn were they slow.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGP-30

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