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There are quite a few things on that board that have proven themsolves to be relevant until today. The processor (and everything else on the board) is CMOS, like all devices today. Back then this was seen as a dead end. It's also a RISC processor before RISC was officially even invented. An 8 bit RISC processor is a relatively unlikely thing, but they pulled that off.

It's the ancient version of the Raspberry PI, endlessly expandable and as much processor as you can get without pounds of logic chips and memory.

As to the emulators, there is one tiny problem. Real signals are anything but the perfect square signals of the data sheets. At higher frequencies the speed of light gets a little too slow and you may even need quantum mechanics to explain where your troubles may be coming from. Your emulated designs may only work theoretically. If that's enough for you, that's perfectly ok.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.

His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.

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