SETI@Home Client to be Open to Other Projects

SETI@home is preparing to make a major change to their client and backend. The new system ‘boinc‘ will be a general purpose client and accept work units from other projects (selected by the user). This will open-up SETI@Home’s millions strong user base to academic projects that cannot afford supercomputers. As boinc is an open source framework other distributed projects will also be able to use it giving boinc a larger installed base than SETI@Home

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