Philip Freidin, designer of the first soft CPU in an FPGA 1991 #VintageComputing #FPGA @PhilipFreidin

Via a few Twitter posts, I learned that Philip Freidin designed the first soft CPU in an FPGA, back in 1991.Freidin tweets:FYI, I’m the (humble-brag) designer of the first soft CPU in an FPGA, 1991 https://twitter.com/steveleibson/status/1043242376230133760 Another developer of early FPGA CPUs is Jan Gray http://www.fpgacpu.org/papers/xsoc-series-drafts.pdf http://www.fpgacpu.org/xsoc/cc.html  https://cseweb.ucsd.edu/classes/wi06/cse140L/RISC-PartI.pdfFreidin notes an...