The Soul of a New Machine - The Wonderful Micromachines Summary & Analysis

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The Wonderful Micromachines Summary and Analysis

The Microteam consisted of four staffers that shared the same office called the Micropit. Because of the need to escape the basement where the Group was located, the Microkids created an outdoor lounge area. The Microteam could write the code at their leisure. They were not yet under the same pressure as the Handy Boys were.

Chuck Holland was organizing the microcode for the Eagle. He had to make sure that the microcode and the hardware worked together so that one microprogram didn't interfere with another. He organized it all in a book that contained the microverbs and the rules. They had to decide what to do in microcode and what to do in hardware. Changes in the book had to be made continually. Due to Data General's management style, there was no one in control so...

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