What are the really unusual or weird computers?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 12:39:51 CDT 2007


William Donzelli wrote:
>> NEC marketed a dataflow MPU back in the 80's.  I believe it was
>> targeted at the DSP market.  To my knowledge, it's the only
>> commercial dataflow design.
> 
> Multiflow Trace series, as well.
> 
> The good ol' AS/400s (with yesterday's S/38 and today's iSeries) are
> probably the weirdest machines in the last twenty years that actually
> made a mark in history.

Their software is pretty unusual, but there's nothing that weird about 
the hardware, is there?

Peace...  Sridhar



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