BOINC! I’m Making A Science!

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I was meandering about the internet doing research for some of my “Doomsday 2012” posts when I happened upon a piece of open source software called BOINC. BOINC is a project that’s being put on by University of California, Berkeley to help compute very large amounts of data at super fast speeds. I know, everyone has heard the term supercomputer, but this is a very interesting case as these calculations are not being performed by a single computer, but by a vast network of computers found in residences, offices and classrooms around the world.

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About Alloy Matt

Happy Husband | Beardsman | Blogger | Dreamer | Wholigan | Drinker of Coffees | Tweeter of Hashtags | Gamer of Table Tops | Amature Astronomer | Fanboy of Apple

Posted on December 5, 2012, in Geek, My Nerdography, Nerd, Science, Space and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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