ZISC (Zero Instruction Set Computing)

Ian Kemmish ian at five-d.com
Tue Aug 11 14:18:24 EST 1998


In article <35d04383.0 at news.victoria.tc.ca>, mentifex at scn.org says...

>Now there is http://www.fr.ibm.com/france/cdlab/zisc.htm ZISC, or
>Zero Instruction Set Computing, in the form of a neural-net chip.

``Now''?  John Conway was teaching this in his second year mathematics courses 
in the late '70s at Cambridge, and I remember seeing it in at least one of his 
recreational books.  I've also mentioned it more than once here.

Wake up, lad....


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