On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 06:56:56PM -0400, Dan Gahlinger wrote:
I remember at the end or near the end of the
commodore-64 era,around the time
that Transactor Magazine died, there were discussions about "trans-puters" and
this lasted a while, but not too long.
The Inmos Transputer's current descendant is the XMOS XS-1 microcontroller.
Very very cool CPUs -- the base instruction set is unpleasant (looks like what
simple-minded C compilers put out) but the event-handling and hyperthreading
architecture kicks much ass. Cheap at digikey.com