CPUs idle when not doing anything. Processes though can do all sorts of crazy things like, polling something constantly, which keeps the CPU loaded. Why someone would do that is a mystery, but that people do it is not.
Why if the UK Post Office goes on strike, and nobody notices, because UPS, FedEx, and other private companies (plus email) fill the gap? It would be ironic if the Government Strike proves that the government-run service is no longer needed.
I hope the U.S. Post Office goes on strike next. Who need them? Not me.
Which is about up there with figuring out how to make 2 + 2 = 4.
Everything currently points to it being flat out impossible. Not improbable, not a a tough problem to figure out (ie, usable fusion generators or something that is just a hard problem), but not physically possible.
Assuming that all insolvable problems will magically become not so given enough time and technology isn't a wise bet.
Is it just me, or do the video and article both CLEARLY state that it's rat brain cells, not human brain cells?
I find this especially interesting for two reasons.Independent of well-known asthma risk factors, asthma was significantly more likely to develop [at age 7 years] in children who had received antibiotics in the first year of life...
"The algorithm to do that is extremely nasty. You might want to mug someone with it." -- M. Devine, Computer Science 340