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> Around 2009ish, I had a coworker who swore anything over 16 bits wasn't embedded.

When I were a lad, if you had more than a dozen bytes of RAM it wasn't REAL embedded. /shakes-cane

I generally use your definition, though. Any computer that the end user doesn't think of as a computer (and isn't expected to maintain or directly use) is embedded, whether it's a camera with touchscreen GUI or an ABS processor in a car.

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