Published by Silicon UK on April 15. 2020
Coronavirus: Folding@Home Volunteers Merge Home PCs For Fastest Supercomputer
Folding@Home volunteers utilise home PCs to create world’s fastest supercomputer to help tackle deadly Coronavirus pandemic
A group of volunteers have joined together to create the world’s fastest supercomputer, in an effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe.
The distributed computing approach is called Folding@Home, where participants are ‘folding proteins’ on their home PCs.
By loaning the computing power of their home PCs in their spare time, the volunteers have reportedly managed to create the world’s fastest supercomputer.
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