R.I.P. Clive Sinclair

jim stephens jwsmail at jwsss.com
Tue Sep 21 17:15:09 CDT 2021

I have a version of a full size 8" floppy drive footprint (or hard 
drive) which is wafer scale storage.

On 9/21/2021 3:00 PM, Jecel Assumpcao Jr via cctalk wrote:
> An interesting project that Sir Clive was involved in was the wafer
> scale integration effort by Ivor Catt.
> http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/8199/Anamartic-Limited/
> The goal was to eventually do what the Cerebras people are now doing
> (with lots of positive press), but their first products attempted to
> replace hard disks with battery-backed wafer scale SRAMs. The many-core
> processors would come later, but as HD densities took off (after only
> having grown slowly from the mid 1970s to mid 1980s) the investors
> pulled out.
> -- Jecel

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