Daniel 11:32 says, "but the people who do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits." Our team made a valiant push in SIMAP to help finish out the project. We went from barely on the radar, to a team with a Top 10 (and sometimes Top 5) RAC. With that winding up, I was just curious where people might be moving their CPU cycles. I'd love to continue the camaraderie and great contributions to science elsewhere. Below are a few options I'm looking at. I'd love to hear if you'll be on those projects, or if there are other interesting projects you plan on crunching. There certainly is no shortage! Our team is involved in 45 different Boinc projects
for the CPU and GPU, plus, we are making a great showing in Folding at Home
.World Community Grid
- http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/Team Rank:
28Team RAC Rank:
This is our flagship team, and it looks to be steady as she goes. We're doing well in the deep waters with some big fish. Of course, a few more cycles never hurt anybody.
The Mapping Cancer Markers subproject is estimated to run through September or October of 2015. There are a couple new subprojects to go badge hunting on, including a newly released one which targets Ebola.Rosetta@Home
- http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/Team Rank:
301Team RAC Rank:
This is a protein folding project which has been around for nearly 10 years. Their science is well-received, although the work tends to run my systems hotter than other Boinc projects. One plus is that you can choose the length a unit will run - from 2 hours all the way up to 24 hours. We're steadily making up some ground here.MalariaControl.net
- http://malariacontrol.net/Team Rank:
381Team RAC Rank:
This is another old project which targets (wait for it...) malaria. It seems like a smaller project, but perhaps one where we could move up quickly. In my experience, there's not a steady stream of work, so I set this as a backup project or run it in conjunction with something else.
I personally plan on running all of the above. (And might be persuaded to run another project you post about. These are ones I am familiar with, but certainly not the only Boinc projects out there.) I like the science involved in all three, and would like to see our team higher in the ranks in all of them. And hopefully, as we continue to make splashes, we will gather more people to make our team stronger and more fun! We have a great group of people here, and we all have our Creator and Savior as a common bond. I look forward to many more great exploits with you all.