[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Wed Nov 12 17:25:25 CST 2003

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:

>  John Williams says ...
> [in reply to my "OK, now what do I do with it" message]
> > I do bioinfomatics in an off campus laboratory that belongs to
> > Cal Tech.
> > There are jobs I sometimes do that whould easilly chew up
> > all the computing power of everyone I know and still be gasping for
> > more.
> You got something I could run for you and use some of the spare MIPs on the
> Challenger?  "The spare MIPs" at the moment being almost all of them....
> I'd much rather have it run some sort of medical research stuff than
> SETI at home.  I've twice been the beneficiary of advances in the medical arts,
> and I wouldn't mind _at_all_ giving a little something back.
> If so, contact me off-list. shel at cmhcsys.com ...

Here ya go:


Check'em out, they are a good bunch of guys doing something good,
and actually useful rather  than doing cracking for the sake of cracking
(distributed.net) or doing stupid waste of cycles for the sake of ego
driven research (seti).

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