Internet-based Distributed Computing Projects updates for November 21, 2004

Internet-based Distributed Computing Projects updates for November 21, 2004

Post by kpearso » Thu, 25 Nov 2004 10:12:00


*NOTE* As of November 23, 2004, Internet-based Distributed Computing Projects
is distributedcomputing.info and its URL is http://www.yqcomputer.com/

The following updates are from the distributedcomputing.info website
( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ ). These updates cover public distributed
computing projects (projects in which anyone can participate).

November 21, 2004

- new active charity:
( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #theliteracysite ) The
Literacy Site promotes literacy by giving books to children from low-income
families in the U.S.

- ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #dimes ) DIMES now has a
discussion forum and a community page with links to 3D VRML maps of the
Internet. Also, it will have a new client with many new features available
soon.

- ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #rieselsieve ) Riesel Sieve
has sieved all of its k to 75T as of November 17. It hopes to reach 100T
by December 31, 2004.

- ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #cyclotomic ) Factorizations
of Cyclotomic Numbers completely factored Phi(144) by October 12

- the ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #15k2n1 ) 15k Prime
Search found primes 515106735 * 2^176792 - 1 on November 19,
515106735 * 2^167036 - 1 on November 17, 209826493 * 2^1140855 - 1 on
November 16, and 209826493 * 2^1071303 - 1 in September

- the ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #multifactorial ) Search
for Multifactorial Primes finished !11 - 1 to 250,000 on November 18 and
!23 to 100,000 on November 16

- version 4.08 of the
( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #setinew ) New SETI@home
client is available for Windows as of November 19. It fixes some problems
with graphics preferences.

- version 1.25g of the
( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #findadrug ) Find-a-Drug
client is available as of November 12

- version 0.70.0 of Chris Monico's new
( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ ~cmonico/software/ggnfs/index.html ) GGNFS Number
Field Sieve client, which can be used for the
( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #xyyxf ) XYYXF project, is
available for testing as of November 17. You can download source code for
the client.

- version 2.2 of the LLR2 client (for Athlons and other non-SSE2 computers),
used in the ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #32n1 ) 3*2^n-1
Search and the ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #15k2n1 )
15k Prime Search is available as of November 14

- new tool: ( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #infold )
InFold is an AppleScript Studio application which displays information about
your current
( http://www.yqcomputer.com/ #foldingathome )
Folding@home work unit. There is also an InFold DP tool which monitors two
Folding@home clients on a dual-CPU system. Version 1.2 of these clients is
available as of November 19.

--
Kirk Pearson, editor of Internet-based Distributed Computing Projects
http://www.yqcomputer.com/
Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug. -- John Lithgow