Distributed Computing

Distributed Computing

The use of idle processing time and/or memory on several client computers in order to harness a great amount of processing power over a wide network, such as the Web. An example is the program developed by SETI that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data to clients on the Web running their free program.

Articles on KurzweilAI.net that refer to Distributed Computing

Grasping the Future: Comparing Scenarios to Other Techniques By Max More
Artificial Intelligence in the World Wide Web By David G. Stork
Bioconvergence: Progenitor of the Nanotechnology Age By Charles Ostman
Excerpts from The Spike: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed By Rapidly Advancing Technologies By Damien Broderick
The Age of Intelligent Machines: Intelligent Knowledge-Based Systems--AI in the U.K. By Brian W. Oakley
The Age of Spiritual Machines: Glossary By Ray Kurzweil
Are We Becoming An Endangered Species? Technology and Ethics in the 21st Century By Washington National Cathedral
Top KurzweilAI.net News of 2002 By Ray Kurzweil and Amara D. Angelica
Chapter 6: Smart Money By Neil Gershenfeld
Transcending Moore's Law with Molecular Electronics and Nanotechnology By Steve T. Jurvetson

News Articles that refer to Distributed Computing

Folding@home project sets Guinness world record for computation speed
'Wavelength disk drive' speeds distributed computing
Software finds possible anthrax cures
Artificial Intelligence May Help Spot Future Terrorism Attacks
Convergence of P2P and Grid Predicted
Distributed computers power new search engine
Circuit design evolving in distributed digital world
Getting More From a PC's Spare Time
Software shares out spare processing power
Do plants act like computers?

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