[RC5] Google compute.

Scott Christopher Dodson gsi22419 at gsaix2.cc.gasou.edu
Mon Mar 4 11:55:57 EST 2002


Looks very interesting.  I wonder how many people are using it, their
stats aren't too impressive.

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scott


On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Patrik Martinson wrote:

> http://toolbar.google.com/dc/faq_dc.html
> - - -
> Google is pleased to introduce Google Compute, a new feature for the 
> Google Toolbar. By turning on this feature, you allow your computer 
> to work on complex scientific problems when it would otherwise be 
> idle. The work it does is automatically sent via the Internet to 
> researchers who combine it with information sent by thousands of 
> other users.
> 
> The first beneficiary of this effort is Folding(at)home, a non-profit 
> research project at Stanford University that is trying to understand 
> the structure of proteins so they can develop better treatments for a 
> number of illnesses.
> - - -
> 
> Maybe we could get them to include dnetc (or UD) in their toolbar also.  :)
> 
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