TIL Grace Hopper predicted #RISC in 1955.

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"There is little doubt that the development of automatic coding will influence the design of computers.... Instructions added only for the convenience of the programmer will be omitted since the computer, rather than the programmer, will write the detailed coding."

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@psf Grace knew what was up. One of the most consistently practical minds of the golden age of computers.

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