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22nd February 2011 - 07:57 AM
I had an idea that should be easily implementable. It's a matter of software engineering. There is more we could be getting out of our computational ability. Distributed computing could be enhanced with user interaction. Things that stump machines could be solved with the help of humans playing games or using software that is designed to tap what humans can do that machines don't yet.
19th September 2011 - 08:25 PM
I now know this Idea is viable. How? Because it's been done University of Washington is developing a distributed computing game called Foldit. It has already found answers to protein folding problems and recently solved a puzzle unsolved for decades. There are numerous other applications for distributed computing games like this.
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