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What kind of program are you running for 24 hours?
If it is some sort of server, you could simply implement a command "AREYOUHERE" and know that your program would have to answer "YESIAM" for it to be currently running.
That way, you could even check if your program is running from a remote machine...
I make decisions, and my brain carries them out
My brain makes the decisions, and I observe them (if I'm lucky)
I make some decisions, and my brain makes others
My spouse makes decisions and I and my brain carry them out
I wrote a program to relieve me and my brain from the burden of decision-making
The black-helicopter people project the decisions into my brain and then I do as ordered
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