[Hardware] The market of ASICs (One GigaKey / Second?)

Steven Nikkel steven_nikkel at ertyu.org
Mon Aug 9 21:05:55 EDT 2004


> Hmm ... when I made that comment several years ago I just about got killed
> by the dnet community. I still think that dnet superstructure would be
> much more useful doing public domain genome processing or some physical
> science problem that has a hope of helping humanity. As it stands all
> dnet is doing is giving RSA free marketing, and provides an incentive for
> the stats hounds to leave computers on that should be turned off.
>
> That's not to say that chasing RC5 should be abandoned, as taking a few
> hundred thousand old FPGA's out of the trash and recycling them in to
> code breakers could be a new fun past time.
>
> John


Distributed.net is happy to consider any appropriate projects and is 
looking for some new ones. However we would need someone that understands 
the problem and can code up the project.


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