There is an uncanny valley between microcontrollers and microprocessors

initrdinitrd wrote 02/27/2021 at 04:11 • 1 min read • Like

Why not just use a microprocessor?

Why not use a microcontroller?

These are the questions I anticipate. I think there is a mutually exclusive comfort zone for each preference, and a strong revulsion in between. Let's build a microcontroller that operates like a microprocessor. Or a microprocessor that resembles a microcontroller?