organizing a trip to Cuba

emu at emu at
Wed Jun 24 00:08:40 CDT 2015

Zitat von Sean Caron <scaron at>:

> I've spent a lot of time researching computer engineering in the Eastern
> Bloc ...
> ...being somewhat isolated from what was canonical over here,
> they also had their share of quite unusual indigenous designs ... a few of
> the papers I have read discuss experiments with hybrid analog/digital
> computers, ternary logic, and the Elbrus VLIW design would have been fairly
> innovative for the time ...

I was pretty impressed, when I read through the documents back than.
It was a very nice design. "bad" thing was, it couldn't execute x86 code,
so nobody in the west touched it :(

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