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+ - Can Wikipedia become a supercomputer?->

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An anonymous reader writes "Large websites represent an enormous resource of untapped computational power. This short post explains how a large website like Wikepedia could give a tremendous contribution to science, by harnessing the computational power of its readers' CPUs and help solve difficult computational problems."
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Can Wikipedia become a supercomputer?

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Real programmers don't bring brown-bag lunches. If the vending machine doesn't sell it, they don't eat it. Vending machines don't sell quiche.

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