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Even Older Man Yells At Whippersnappers

On Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:12 pm, Gregory Ewing wrote:

> Grant Edwards wrote:
>> Alternatively, you should design an instruction set and implement it
>> using microcode and AM2900 bit-slice processors.
> AMD2900? That's cheating! You should design and build your
> own logic gates. After refining the silicon to make the
> transistors first, of course.

Silicon? You had it easy.

In my day all we had was hydrogen and helium, we had to make our own silicon
using fusion.

?Cheer up,? they said, ?things could be worse.? So I cheered up, and sure
enough, things got worse.