My four-yorkshireprogrammers contribution
D'Arcy J.M. Cain
darcy at druid.net
Sat Mar 6 07:55:48 CET 2010
On Sat, 06 Mar 2010 14:19:03 +1300
Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> MRAB wrote:
> > By the standards of just a few years later, that's not so much a
> > microcomputer as a nanocomputer!
> Although not quite as nano as another design published
> in EA a couple of years earlier, the EDUC-8:
Byte Magazine once published plans for building a computer that had one
instruction. I believe it was a six bit address so that would make it
a max of 64 bytes. If I recall, the single instruction was "SUBTRACT
AND JUMP ON CARRY." Now that's nano!
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