Re: The Computers of Star Trek
The Old Mixer wrote:
A single computer that was so sophisticated that, if one altered records, it could be taken as a given that the chess program wouldn't work properly anymore.
(Not to mention that it made punch card sounds....)
Ben Finney must have been a little sloppy when he was messing with the "Fortran for Duotronic Processors" code that the ship's computer was running. Probably wrote past the end of an array.
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