Tutorial 11: The Role of Timing
Timing plays an important role in the proper function of a computer’s internal and external communication. When we press the Enter button on the Program Counter (which triggers a clock signal), a sequence of events takes place that we have documented in the following little video. This, and more, happens a billion times in our computers and smartphones every single second. So let's see what is going on inside the machine when we compute 5+4-2.