Today I wanted to introduce distributed computing projects. The idea is to take large scale projects, turn them into small bites and give a number of computers of different specs a bite to work on. While CPUs are versatile GPUs are even better at helping with math. Why does this matter? It helps fast track a variety of diseases and ailments that exist around the world in order to better understand them and more quickly find viable solutions. For folks interested on this matter in greater detail read here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributed_computing
For those interested in how to get started a small list of things to keep in mind follows:
Whatever device you intend to attach to a project is potentially running at full throttle; heat and the electricity bill is something I wanted to mention before anyone makes a bonfire at home.
All of these projects can be set to run exclusively while your PC isn't in use to not worsen your user experience at all. Underclocking will also allow it to be more quiet if the PC is in the bedroom.
Another important thing is that all of these projects can be run anonymously without having to register.
- -For PC users who wish to leverage their GPU and CPU. [+] Show
- -You have an old computer but don't know what to do with it? Don't want stuff running on your main machine? You know what ARM means? [+] Show
- -For people with a smartphone. [+] Show
Stay happy and healthy everyone!