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CPUs at Brock Folding for COVID

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Brock University Folders

You might of heard of Folding at Home before. It is a massively distributed computing project to crowd source computation. With this project we are hoping to get the High Performance Computing community at Brock to donate spare computing cycles.

More details in this Folding at Home blog post Coronavirus – What we’re doing and how you can help in simple terms

The response during the COVID crisis has been enourmous:

Folding@Home Now More Powerful Than All the Supercomputers on Earth

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How Can I help?

You can install the folding software on your home computer (Windows) (Mac) (Linux) Follow all the instructions as outlined on the page

Join our team The Brock University Folders In the config section of the client, enter in your name and use 256609 for team number.

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Let us know you’re helping by sending an email to dsl@brocku.ca

Start Folding!

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How Can My Lab Help?

The good new is that the client is built for Linux, Mac, Windows you name it. The software can run as a screensaver on your computer so it will only start when you’re not using it.

Once you do or if you need help please contact us at dsl@brocku.ca so we can add you to our list.

How are we doing so far?

Good question, check out the team page for more info: https://stats.foldingathome.org/team/256609

Need Help?

Contact us via email at dsl@brocku.ca

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