RE: SETI@home (was Re: Folding@home 2.0)

From: Reason (
Date: Sat Nov 24 2001 - 14:16:42 MST

---> Robert J. Bradbury

> Seriously, do dedicate time to Folding@Home, I'm pretty sure
> their paper count is up to 3-4 papers now so they *are*
> producing serious scientific results. And it is work on
> methods such as those they are using and the understanding
> that results such projects that will do a *lot* to accelerate the
> biotechnology based path to robust molecular nanotechnology.
> Its a far far better cause than expecting some advanced extraterrestrial
> civilization is going to send us the plans to opening interstellar
> wormholes.

A conclusion I also came to. I tried out F@H about six months ago, but found
the software very temperamental on the win32 machines I had access to at the
time. So I went back to S@H intending to check out F@H again at some point
in the future. Has it improved since then?


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