angry tapir writes: IBM aims to expand the life span of humans by developing a chip that could make personalized medicine affordable and quick. The company plans to develop a chip that can quickly map out genetic code contained within the biological structures of organisms. The chip will try to understand genetic code by sequencing strands of DNA — the basic building block of life — to help individualize courses of medical treatment for patients
"Only a brain-damaged operating system would support task switching and not
make the simple next step of supporting multitasking."
-- George McFry