Distributed computing

07.07.12
BitTorrent Torque alpha puts file seeds on the web, makes desktop apps look stale
07.07.12

BitTorrent Torque alpha puts file seeds on the web, makes desktop apps look stale

Almost without fail, BitTorrent downloads have had to spread through a dedicated client, whether i...

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03.15.10
Earthquake detection software gains foothold in California
03.15.10

Earthquake detection software gains foothold in California

Stanford's Quake-Catcher Network has been up and running since early 2008, but it looks like it's j...

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10.31.07
Folding@Home recognized by Guinness World Records
10.31.07

Folding@Home recognized by Guinness World Records

Finally getting the street cred that its creators have so long desired, the multi-platform, distrib...

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05.21.07
PS3 Fanboy Folding@home team breaks the top 300!
05.21.07

PS3 Fanboy Folding@home team breaks the top 300!

It's been a bit since we did one of our big Sunday night Folding@Home events, but it's clear that y...

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05.18.07
AppleTV hacked to run Xgrid
05.18.07

AppleTV hacked to run Xgrid

It's no secret that the Apple TV is just a stripped-down Intel Mac running a lightly-tweaked version...

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