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Nothing for Money

How can something be valuable and yet so plentiful. That’s the question I’m faced with related to computing power. I’ve been thinking about distributed computing and how any kind of economy can be derived from it. It becomes clear quickly

Posted in Distributed Computing, Ideas, Observations

Buy and Sell Jolt Power (Distributed Computing)

Yesterday I wrote about Folding@Home and how spare computer cycles can potentially make a big difference in research. I’ve be running the client on my home PC for a little while and have already come up with some other ideas.

Posted in Distributed Computing, Ideas, Vision

A Cause That Meets a Need

For a number of years I have been thinking that it is a waste to have computers turned on at home with nothing for them to do. Of course, they do work at getting email, virus check, and backup tasks

Posted in Distributed Computing, Observations
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