[2019-02-13] Logic Gates

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[2019-02-13] Logic Gates

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https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/logic-gates

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If you can do logic gates in your head, please check to confirm you aren't a replicant. Thank you.



Can anyone check whether the description and the diagram match, and whether they actually do subtraction?

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Re: [2019-02-13] Logic Gates

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Nah, it's just techno-babble. For example, "two-thirds adder" is just a joke on half-adders and full-adders, and a NOT-NAND isn't a real gate (it's technically an AND, I guess?). The diagram is also full of pseudo-gates, most of the gates that should take 2 inputs (if they were real) only have 1 path leading in, and many of the paths are nonsensical or converge without logic gates to combine them.

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Re: [2019-02-13] Logic Gates

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Well don't I feel silly now. I guess this is the level of non-commitment I should expect from Zach.

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