Collections of (physically) small computers
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sun Oct 29 21:03:46 CST 2006
> Well, IIRC, the ANSI X3J3 (FORTRAN) spec says that a human being is
> also considered to be a "computer" as well. :) But I'm hardly
> lighter than 120g, nor smaller than a smartphone!
That, I believe was the original definition (particularly in the sense of
'somebody who operates a computing machine'). Similarly a 'Typewriter'
was a person who operates a typing machine.
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