Boinc (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing)

What is this?
Well, here is some detailed info : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_Open_Infrastructure_for_Network_Computing or http://boinc.berkeley.edu/
But in short : it all started with SETI@home (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SETI@home). To detect signs of extraterrestrial intelligent life in radiosignals. This asked for a lot of processing power that only supercomputers have (at a very high cost). So they invented this system to use the […]

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