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Designing an Intel 8008 Computer. Part 1: Power, Clocks and Signals

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The Intel 8008 was the second microprocessor, and the first 8-bit one, as well as being the first microprocessor to go on general sale. It’s an interesting and quirky beast which was constrained by bleeding edge technology and a curious edict from the Intel management. In terms of history, the 8008 was designed under contract ….  Read More