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Saturday, 31 May 2014

Pulley Logic Gates

The essence of digital computing is the use of continuous physical states to represent a discrete number of symbols and the ability to perform logic based on those symbols. Although electronic circuits are exceptionally well-suited for this, any system that can handle symbols as both input and output is a digital computer.

Here, I've demonstrated the construction of simple digital computers (specifically, binary logic gates) using pulleys and weights.

Want to build your own? See the stuff you'll need here: bit.ly/pulleylogicgatesstuff
See pics here: bit.ly/pulleylogicgatespics
And feel free to reach out to me with questions: alex.gorischek@outlook.com

 
Pulley Logic Gates from Alex Gorischek on Vimeo.

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