RE: [midatlanticretro] Sculptural Processor was Re: New Member - classic vs. vintage
- Very powerful computer made of entirely fragile electromechanical parts = the Hitchhikers Guide entry for "Earth" :)" I think it would be even fun to build the equivalent of an 8086
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Subject: [midatlanticretro] Sculptural Processor was Re: New Member - classic vs. vintage
using only transistors. It would only take 29,000 of them! Anyone
interested in building a replica Univac? I know a dude who has like
1,000 tubes in his basement. It's a start..."
Yes, I thought about this a while back...
that is, building a 'modern' processor out of transistors and misc
I envision a big ball of transistors each soldered to each other as