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Welcome to the official website of the 2DWPU project, part of the series of experimental processors called WPUs!

Are you interested in computers and technology and would you like to try something new to play with, that would give you somewhat different outlook on the programming? Then you're at the right place!

What is WPU?

WPU stands for Weird Processing Unit, which is basically series of various experimental processors (architectures), that try to be interesting, new, original, extraordinary, different or just plain weird. WPUs try to be original and playful and they usually go beyond the boundaries of convention - things we consider normal.

They don't intend to compete, replace or improve standard processors, or fill any gaps on the market: WPUs don't try to find any gaps, they rather go to the edge, then go even further and build there :-) Jokes aside, some of them actually have more scientific intentions and come up with interesting ideas and features that can be actually useful. Interestingly, this concept was partially inspired by a music, specifically by avant-garde metal bands Unexpect and Diablo Swing Orchestra, who create very original, unconventional and unique music and WPU's are processors that try to achieve the same thing!

What is 2DWPU?

Is the second (released, there are still many unreleased and cooking ones, check the http://wpu.solirax.org for more!) architecture that's part of the WPU project, there's not much info released about it, but make sure to check out the develope blog for news and some sneak previews! ^^

What's the project status?

2DWPU hasn't been released yet, though you can now watch the project's progress on this site and get various sneak previews :3

Who created it?

WPU concept and 2DWPU is created by Tomáš "Frooxius" Mariančík, who also programs the utilities and writes this text :-) Project developed under the Solirax organization, which is also founded by Tomáš "Frooxius" Mariančík, but currently doesn't have much stuff published, which is hopefully going to change in the near future.

Read more in the What is it? section.