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Stephen Downes

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This is a good reference post for people who aren't familiar with how computers work. The CPU is the core of a computer and manages all its activities, managing and orchestrating operations involving data and devices. This article surveys terms related to CPUs, describes types of CPUs and some CPU companies, and looks at the 'next wave' of CPUs, including specialized processors such as specialized chips and quantum CPUs. Good accessible read.

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