World Community Grid

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Name: World Community Grid
First reported 56 mins ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 1 reports

IBM Launches Crowdsourced Supercomputer to Analyze Genomic Big Data

IBM has introduced a crowdsourced supercomputing system in an effort to help scientists develop new medicinal compounds based on genomic data analysis.The  World Community Grid supercomputer works to access the computer power of thousands of volunteers ... [Published New New Internet - 56 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Community Grid Fosters Microbial Discovery

An international team of volunteers is putting their spare computing power to work unlocking the secrets of microbes from around the world. By plugging in to IBM’s World Community Grid, contributors are creating a supercomputer that can carry out genetic ... [Published HPC Wire - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Crowdsourced supercomputer power to solve marine microbe mysteries

UNSW scientists hope to unlock the secrets of millions of marine microbes from waters as far apart as Sydney's Botany Bay and the Amazon River in Brazil, with the help of an international team of volunteers sharing their spare computer capacity to create ... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Distributed computing project enables UNSW's DNA research

UNSW School of Biotechnology, Biomolecular Sciences and Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation associate professor Torsten Thomas. The university is using a free crowdsourced supercomputer to make 20 quadrillion comparisons of 200 million DNA proteins.The University ... [Published CIO Australia - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sydney Scientists Are Linking Home Computers Around The World To Create A Huge Super Processor

Sydney scientists are crowd sourcing computer processing time using volunteers from around the world to get enough power to unlock the secrets of millions of marine microbes in Botany Bay and the Amazon River in Brazil.The team at the University of NSW ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

World Community Grid Powers Big Genomics

IBM has teamed with UNSW Australia and Brazilian health institute to examine big genomic data using IBM's World Community Grid. The project seeks to make about 20 quadrillion comparisons of 200 million proteins underlying a wide variety of organisms. ... [Published insideHPC - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Crowdsourced Supercomputing Project Seeks Better Understanding of DNA, Improved Quality of Life

ARMONK, N.Y. , Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do the DNA in Australian seaweed, Amazon River water, tropical plants, and forest soil all have in common?Lots, say scientists. And understanding the genetic similarities of disparate life forms could ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Global computer network powers research

Your next contribution to cancer research might be in your pocket right now — and it’s not in your wallet. A group of scientists, headed by Dr. Igor Jurisica at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre are using the processing power of millions of personal ... [Published The Varsity Online - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Global PC network gives researchers supercomputer power

Igor Jurisica wants you to help him conquer cancer.Oh, don’t worry, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre scientist is not looking for money.But he would like to borrow your computer.In the age of molecular medicine, with its staggering genetic complexity, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

White House partners with Amazon and others on climate change resilience

_ Global warming is implicated in recent record droughts that highlight climate risks to the food supply. Photograph: David I. Gross/ZUMA Press/Corbis Along with its warning this week that , the White House has announced a series of data-related initiatives ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

FACT SHEET: Empowering America’s Agricultural Sector and Strengthening Food Resilience through the President’s Climate Data Initiative

Office of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseJuly 29, 2014“My administration will work with tech innovators and launch new challenges under our Climate Data Initiative, focused initially on rising sea levels and their impact on the coasts, but ultimately ... [Published The White House - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

IBM Offers World Community Grid to Sustainability Scientists

Today IBM announced that the company will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing in support of the White House Climate Data Initiative. The post IBM Offers World Community ... [Published insideHPC - Jul 29 2014]

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"Microorganisms rule the planet. Without bacteria and other microbes, life on Earth would very rapidly cease" says Associate Professor Thomas, of the UNSW School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation
...Mars stated it would "continue to make major investments in ... food safety and plant science, to create resilience across its agricultural supply chains" , as well as renewable energy
"The impact that this project will have on the world over the years to come is huge. This changes everything" said Dr. David Anderson, Inventor of the Shared Computing Initiative BOINC at the University of California Berkeley, who helped to develop the initi...

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IBM Launches Crowdsourced Supercomputer to Anal... [Published New New Internet - 56 mins ago]
Community Grid Fosters Microbial Discovery [Published HPC Wire - 11 hours ago]
Crowdsourced supercomputer power to solve marin... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
Distributed computing project enables UNSW's DN... [Published CIO Australia - Oct 22 2014]
Sydney Scientists Are Linking Home Computers Ar... [Published Business Insider Australia - Oct 22 2014]
World Community Grid Powers Big Genomics [Published insideHPC - Oct 21 2014]
Crowdsourced Supercomputing Project Seeks Bette... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
Crowdsourced Supercomputing Project Seeks Bette... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Oct 21 2014]
Global computer network powers research [Published The Varsity Online - Oct 06 2014]
Global PC network gives researchers supercomput... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 21 2014]
White House partners with Amazon and others on ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]
IBM Offers World Community Grid to Sustainabili... [Published insideHPC - Jul 29 2014]
FACT SHEET: Empowering America’s Agricultural S... [Published The White House - Jul 29 2014]
HTC takes on cancer with smartphone-powered sup... [Published Telegraph - Feb 25 2014]
HTC launches shared Android computing initiative [Published Telecompaper - Feb 25 2014]
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World Community Grid Powers Big Genomics [Published insideHPC - Oct 21 2014]
IBM has teamed with UNSW Australia and Brazilian health institute to examine big genomic data using IBM's World Community Grid. The project seeks to make about 20 quadrillion comparisons of 200 million proteins underlying a wide variety of organisms. ...
IBM Offers World Community Grid to Sustainabili... [Published insideHPC - Jul 29 2014]
Today IBM announced that the company will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing in support of the White House Climate Data Initiative. The post IBM Offers World Community ...
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