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2009-08-25 13:50:00

European researchers have created a platform for trading computing resources that allows the selling and buying of standardized computing resources. In the process, they could make computing a utility like electricity.Grids are not new. They have been around for quite a while, made famous by the SETI@HOME network, a charitable effort where ordinary computer users "Ëœvolunteered' their unused computer processing power to analyze signals from space. SETI hoped to find patterns in the...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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