Sunday, 3 May 2009

Leibniz's Stepped Reckoner

Philosophers familiar with the foundations of microprocessors will appreciate that Wiener's view implies a link between Leibniz's On the Art of Combinations and the combinational logic, itself an art of combining logic gates (and truth tables) to form the adder circuits used for circuit design in Intel Pentium chips (for example). Hence giving electronic circuit language significance for systems and process philosophy.

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