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Code by Charles Petzold
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Valerie Douglas Hofstadter has some discussion of this sort of 'machine language'. His works are fairly dense, and should be read somewhere where they can be read aloud, and digested by bits and bytes. And though they're a bit dated, they're dated in the way Ada Lovelace's works are dated: things have changed, but the underlying assumptions are often retained.

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