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[email protected] is ending its distributed computing search-for-alien-life

Pioneering distributed computing project [email protected] has announced it’s shutting down “the volunteer computing part” of its search for alien life after more than 20 years. The project will go into hibernation, while the folks at SETI will work to analyze the data that’s already been processed. The SETI project involves sifting through a huge amount […]

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Use your phone to find alien life, research diseases with BOINC for Android

BOINC is a distributed computing framework that lets hundreds or thousands of devices work together like one big supercomputer. It does this by taking a large amount of data that need to be crunched and breaking it up into little chunks. Then you can download one of those chunks at a time on your computer […]