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

From: Chuck Kuecker (
Date: Sat Nov 24 2001 - 18:38:44 MST

Did I misspell my NAME? Ouch.

Anywoo - signed up for Folding@Home this afternoon. I am trusting that it
won't get confused and try to "fold" SETI data...

Ant reason why one can't do both?

Chuck Kuecker

At 11:02 AM 11/24/01 -0800, you wrote:

>Chuk wrote:
> > I've got five machines running on it, so far...been cranking for
> > over two years now.
>And you haven't found anything yet? Gee... I wonder why...
>(yes, I know its a cheap shot, highly unusual for me...)
>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

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