update: I'm not really sure what this book was about. I definitely didn't learn too much from it, but enjoyed a lilting, comforting confusion throughout. Indeed, it was not unlike being back in the womb. Normally I'm made sad upon encountering something I'm just not smart enough to understand, dammit, but I for some reason don't feel that way. So it goes.
$14.99 including shipping, now that's what I'm talking about. In case you haven't been able to notice: yes, i recently popped a massive hard-on for systolic arrays. it's all part of my dream to build the world's premier MISD