[TUHS] Some notes on running UNIX v6 in 2015, using SimH and a healthy dose of documentation

SZIGETI Szabolcs szigiszabolcs at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 05:13:30 AEST 2015


Don't forget the Zuse machines, which were later proven to be Turing
complete. It is certainly fascinating to see handling binary floating point
numbers in a purely mechanical device (check it out if you happen to be in
Berlin). Later machines were electromechanical and electronics.


> 2015.12.04. 15:52 ezt írta ("John Cowan" <cowan at mercury.ccil.org>):
>> Greg 'groggy' Lehey scripsit:
>> > Take a look at CSIRAC in the Melbourne museum, the oldest computer in
>> > the world.  It's worth it, even if they don't have it running.
>> Well, there's the Antikythera mechanism.
>> --
>> John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
>> In the sciences, we are now uniquely privileged to sit side by side
>> with the giants on whose shoulders we stand.  --Gerald Holton
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