Re: Looking for Info. on Self-Replication/Microprocessor Design

Hara Ra (
Sat, 10 Oct 1998 23:46:42 -0700

At 09:56 PM 10/10/98 -0400, John Heritage Jr wrote:

>Sorry for the wasteful post here, but I've exhausted
>my methods of search and am still looking for more information
>on what is required to create self-replicating biological and
>mechanical (and combo) devices.. Any URLs, Books, contacts,
>phone #'s, or anything would be appreciated.
John Von Neumann
Cellular Automata
Santa Fe Institute
Foresight Institute

>I'm also wondering if anyone has any experience in
>designing full microprocessors (ie: x86 processors, RISC
>chips, or other similar large-scale devices). I'm wondering
>what kind of educational background was required to get to
>that stage, and what I need to do to either find out or go
>down that path.
Undergraduate in Electrical Engineering and Chemistry Graduate in Semiconductor Design
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