Homebrew 8-bit computer packs in 16 cores, multitasks like a champ

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It looks like Jake Eisenmann has done it again. A couple of years after the hobbyist hacker built his first 8-bit computer, he’s cobbled together yet another one, but this time with a whopping 16 cores.

Appropriately dubbed the DUO Mega, the multicore wonder is made with 16 ATMega328p microcontrollers, each connected to an 8-bit data bus and designed to interpret a custom bytecode that runs the software.

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