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Supercomputing

Submission + - Folding@home killing the planet

Drakaal writes: "Folding@Home is Killing the planet

Folding@Home costs nearly $70million, uses 584gigawatt hours of power, and produces 730 kilotons of Carbon dioxide. Is fighting mad cow worth it? This article weighs the cost benefit of donating electricity and CPU Cycles, VS. the Real Cost of the project."

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