Folding at Home (what is this?)

Kyrre Ness Sjobak kyrre at
Fri Oct 22 21:34:19 UTC 2004

fre, 22.10.2004 kl. 23.20 skrev Guy Fraser:
> Garrett Serack wrote:
> >BING! You have correctly answered "Scams" for $1000.
> >  
> >
> >>Who gets the benifit of this research?
> >>Anybody-who-wants-to-download-the-result, or some multi-billion
> >>pharmaneutical reseach company that will use it only for own profit?
> >>    
> >>
> >My feelings exactly. Even if it's not some multi-billion
> >pharmaneutical reseach company, the researchers would certainly
> >sell-out to a multi-billion pharmaneutical reseach company.
> >  
> >
> >>>>Hi, For the sake of science, will Fedora Core participate at
> >>>>Folding at Home?
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >Oh think of the Science! for the love of god Somebody think of the Science!
> >
> >:p
> >  
> >
> It's not that I don't care about humanity and science, but the 
> pharmaceutical
> companies that will benefit seem to care more about profits than humanity.
> Many if not most of the scientists are likely more concerned about
> humanity, but they don't run the companies or market the products.

Yup. Couldn't there be some "free science licence" similar to the GPL? I
would love to use cycles on something like that.

> So for now I will just help look for extraterrestrials, but I've always 
> wondered
> about what I win if my computer finds one. ;-)

A black suite and a free MIB training cource ;)

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