Originally Posted by crutledge
Some years ago, a book I think entitled "The Ghost in the Machine", was written about the design and construction of a new computer. The description of the process was fascinating. It covered the CPU in some detail.
The book was "Soul of a New Machine" by Tracy Kidder describing designing the Data General answer to DEC's VAX minicomputer.
I agree that having Valloric's thesis in ePub would be great.