PluraProcessing has a cloud computing platform like the idea in this article. Customers pay Plura to perform computations and Plura outsources the computations to the browsers that are visiting its affiliate's websites. This is an interesting way to monetize the Web. Would you rather view ads or rent off some of your CPU / memory?
MTV streams Jersey Shore. If they didn't I would get cable TV....
It may not be equal, but it is fair
Death and the Powers impresses me. http://opera.media.mit.edu/projects/deathandthepowers/index.php