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Here at visualchips we're acting like a museum. We want to conserve some of our early computing history, we want to research it, but we also want to display it and educate people about it. The ideal is that we present materials which help other people to understand and to educate.
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The Visual6502 Project began with a desire to inspire and educate people about the wonders hidden deep inside their computers. Our online museum and interactive visualization technology have allowed us and the greater public to preserve, study, and collaborate to discover many exciting things about early computer technology. We're very eager to develop better educational material and to collaborate with various institutions and groups toward this end.
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Here are some general resources in our area of interest - not about specific chips.
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Here are some general resources we've found:
* [http://www.amazon.com/Elements-Computing-Systems-Building-Principles/dp/026214087X The Elements of Computing Systems:Building a Modern Computer from First Principles] book and [http://www1.idc.ac.il/tecs/ website] by Noam Nisan.
* [http://www.amazon.com/Elements-Computing-Systems-Building-Principles/dp/026214087X The Elements of Computing Systems:Building a Modern Computer from First Principles] book and [http://www1.idc.ac.il/tecs/ website] by Noam Nisan.
** also [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtXvUoPx4Qs the video] "From Nand to Tetris In 12 Steps"
** also [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtXvUoPx4Qs the video] "From Nand to Tetris In 12 Steps"
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Structured-Computer-Organization-Andrew-Tanenbaum/dp/0131485210 Structured Computer Organization] (book) by Andrew S. Tanenbaum
* [http://www.amazon.com/Structured-Computer-Organization-Andrew-Tanenbaum/dp/0131485210 Structured Computer Organization] (book) by Andrew S. Tanenbaum
* With an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OLPC_XO-1 OLPC XO-1] you can program from the metal up using [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE1275 Open Firmware]
* With an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OLPC_XO-1 OLPC XO-1] you can program from the metal up using [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE1275 Open Firmware]
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Others are listed on the [http://visual6502.org/links.html links page] of our website.

Revision as of 03:11, 4 February 2011

The Visual6502 Project began with a desire to inspire and educate people about the wonders hidden deep inside their computers. Our online museum and interactive visualization technology have allowed us and the greater public to preserve, study, and collaborate to discover many exciting things about early computer technology. We're very eager to develop better educational material and to collaborate with various institutions and groups toward this end.

Here are some general resources we've found:

Others are listed on the links page of our website.

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