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Paul Geffen
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In what sense does this automaton have any "state" at all? It has configurations, but is this the same as state?
+Yonatan Zunger recently reshared a youtube clip of the Writer, a 200 year old programmable automata that can write arbitrary words on a card. In the comments, someone claimed that the machine wasn't technically a "computer" ...
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But the inputs are the letters selected on the letter wheel. Each input triggers a series of 'sub-routines', to use Daniel's term, and it's entirely possible that some of the 'sub-routines' are shared - the C and the G might share a curve and hence the cam that generates that curve. Nowhere does it say that a simple state machine can't just have a 1:1 correspondence between the input and the state it generates, but in any case here I suspect this machine is more complex than that.

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  • Bit9, Inc.
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  • IBM Rational Software
    1996 - 2009
  • Lotus Software
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Technologist and software developer. Have worked with the best in the software field for thirty years, currently at Bit9.
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We had a PDP-8/e in our basement in 1971. I wrote fifty thousand words for NaNoWriMo in 2010.
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    1977
  • Wooster School
    1972
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