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"In the beginning Turing created the Machine.

"And the Machine was crufty and bogacious, existing in theory only. And von Neumann looked upon the Machine, and saw that it was crufty. He divided the Machine into two Abstractions, the Data and the Code, and yet the two were one Architecture. This is a great Mystery, and the beginning of wisdom.

"And von Neumann spoke unto the Architecture, and blessed it, saying, 'Go forth and replicate, freely exchanging data and code, and bring forth all manner of devices unto the earth.' And it was so, and it was cool. The Architecture prospered and was implemented in hardware and software. And it brought forth many Systems unto the earth..."

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