[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.
On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Patrik Martinson wrote:
> - - -
> 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.
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> Maybe we could get them to include dnetc (or UD) in their toolbar also. :)
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