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March 27, 2010

A Built Turing Machine

at 6:15 pm. Filed under Complex Hacks, Computer Hacks, Cool Gadgets, Crazy Hacks, DIY Hacks, Electronic Hacks, Insane Equipment, What Were They Thinking


A Turing Machine is something that you just think about, it isn’t a physical machine. Well now it is! Mike Davey has spent some time to create one.  Mike built his Turing Machine to look the part however inside you will fine a Parallax microcontroller as the heart.

Via: Make and HackADay

“A Turing machine is a theoretical device that manipulates symbols contained on a strip of tape. Despite its simplicity, a Turing machine can be adapted to simulate the logic of any computer algorithm, and is particularly useful in explaining the functions of a CPU inside of a computer.”