Shivam Prahlad Chaurasia thinks this is interesting: User-level threads: Threads that we can actively create, run, and kill for all of our various tasks Kernel-level threads: Very low-level threads acting on behalf of the operating system From Types of threads from Learning Concurrency in Python by Elliot Forbes Publisher: Packt Publishing Released: August 2017 Note Thread Types Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/learning-concurrency-in/11139057/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in. Minimise Unlock the rest of Learning Concurrency in Python and 30,000 other books and videos By clicking this box, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our Membership Agreement, and you understand that when your trial period ends, you will be required to provide billing information if you wish to continue using the service. Unlock the rest of this book Start a Free 10-Day Trial loading Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in.