Inside the processor

Poole, Lon; Hurty, Arne
October 1992
Macworld;Oct92, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p136
Part I. Presents part one of a three-part series revealing the mysteries lying inside the processor. How a processor is made; How a processor manipulates data; How a processor traces a calculation; Transistors and the `on' and `off' switches; A series of transistors is called a circuit; Gates and the flow of electricity; The binary number system; Basic logic operations NOT, AND, and OR; American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII).


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