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«Since the only computer language Richard was really familiar with was Basic, he made up a parallel version of Basic in which he wrote the program and then simulated it by hand to estimate how fast it would run on the Connection Machine» - http://longnow.org/essays/richard-feynman-and-connection-mach...

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«By the end of that summer of 1983, Richard had completed his analysis of the behavior of the router, and much to our surprise and amusement, he presented his answer in the form of a set of partial differential equations. … Feynman's router equations were in terms of variables representing continuous quantities such as "the average number of 1 bits in a message address."» · 9000

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