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Old 02-07-2004, 01:48 PM   #1
Sideswipe001
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Default Distributed Computing for Pay?

Are there any Distributed computing projects that pay people for the use of their processor?

I'm doing SETI right now, but I was thinking, if there's a way to get any money out of this, I'd be there in a second.
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Old 02-07-2004, 03:21 PM   #2
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Default RE:Distributed Computing for Pay?

Well, not really.

Here,here,and here are
are some of the failed attempts at it...

It still amazes me to see some of the scams out there. Not just scams involving the DC community either....


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Old 02-07-2004, 04:08 PM   #3
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Default RE:Distributed Computing for Pay?

You could always use prime95 and search for mersenne primes
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Old 02-07-2004, 05:05 PM   #4
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Default RE:Distributed Computing for Pay?

Yeah, there's no money in it because anyone who's willing to pay doesn't like the lack of security with a mass DC project.
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Old 02-07-2004, 06:21 PM   #5
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Well you can get a tax deduction for donating money to SETI here/ So why can't you just deduct the amount of electric used to do SETI as a donation?
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Old 02-07-2004, 07:48 PM   #6
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LMAO @ Robor in this thread
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