Re: COMP: "Mipsucking" parallel computing

Chris Hind (
Wed, 08 Jan 1997 23:07:22 -0800

>>From today's HotFlash bulletin. Go to and click
>on the Markets button to get to this article:
>>Idle minds are the devil's playpen, but who plays in an idle CPU?
>>Mipsucking JavaScript applets, that's who. This Tuesday, Michael Schrage
>>reports on a technology that could turn a Web site into a massively
>>parallel meta-supercomputer by harnessing the unused cycles of visiting
>>machines. Check out Schrage on markets...

This is exactly the technology I was talking about when I said there was a
NeXT technology that could steal cycles from idle CPUs. Finally we will be
able to pull hard processing power off the net.

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