The Invention of the Arm Processor

The Arm processor, which “controls over 130 billion devices all over the world and without which modernity would effectively come to a crashing halt, has a really strange origin story,” writes Jason Torchinsky at Ars Technica. 

Much of our digital existence, he says, runs on the Arm family of CPUs, which traces its roots back to Acorn Computers and a BBC television show aimed at increasing computing literacy.

Read more at Ars Technica.