Internet-scale distributed computing?

Paul McGuire ptmcg at
Fri Feb 27 03:09:06 CET 2004

>     1. Are there other active projects similar to SETI at Home or
Folding at Home?
Here are some other projects: (found at

PiHex: A Distributed Project to Calculate Pi. Calculate the five trillionth
and forty trillionth bits of Pi. Crack encryption schemes.
GIMPS: The Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search. Find prime numbers of the
form 2^p-1.
PVM/POV-Ray Compute ray-traced images.
Golem at Home. Evolve robotic life forms.

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