The Initium RJS ScreenSaver: Part 2, UNIX

By: Douglas A. Lyon, Francisco Castellanos


We are motivated to study screen-savers because they represent a minimally invasive technology for volunteering CPU services. Typically, computers are used between 40 and 60 hours out of a 168-hour week. This represents approximately 35% utilization. Our theory is that a screen-saver based cycle scavenging will improve this number dramatically.

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Douglas A. Lyon, Francisco Castellanos, “The Initium RJS ScreenSaver: Part 2, UNIX”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 5, no. 6 (July 2006), pp. 7-15, doi:10.5381/jot.2006.5.6.c1.

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