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A while ago, about 16 years ago now, I had a desktop computer. It wasn’t a PC. It was an Acorn. It had an ARM processor in it. Despite the rest of the world starting going crazy for the new Pentium chip, the Acorn with its ARM processor could run rings about it in terms of computing power. And it was simple and easy to use, I used to write applications in assembly code for it (and it didn't have a fan!).
Not too long after that Acorn went under, Arm was already off on its own to find a new market. Its …[Read more]