Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) combines PCs into supercomputers.
Overview of BOINC

Creating a BOINC project
    Use BOINC to develop resource-intensive applications

Participating in BOINC projects
    Donate your unused computing power to BOINC-based projects.

Developing BOINC
    Help debug and enhance the BOINC software.

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Status and news

August 1, 2003
We fixed various bugs and added some new interface features. The BOINC core client is at version 1.09.

July 25, 2003
We've added two new web-site features for BOINC projects: user profiles and message boards. These are visible on the beta-test web site.

July 23, 2003
The BOINC source code is available again, under a new public license. Version 1.05 incorporates bug fixes and new features, including the ability to add your own graphics to the screensaver. The beta test has been resumed, and the scheduling server and database have been moved to a new machine.

June 10, 2003
XML based statistics for the Astropulse beta test are available.

May 30, 2003
No big news to report, but thanks to the beta test we've fixed a number of bugs, involving runaway applications, too-large output files, screensaver behavior, and mechanisms for quitting and resetting projects.

April 29, 2003
We have created a second project, allowing beta testers to experiment with dividing their resources between multiple projects.

April 23, 2003
We have resumed the BOINC beta test.

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