Posts by David Anderson

1) Message boards : News : Dual-GPU macBook Pro, 10.13 High Sierra needed for testing (Message 87635)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile David Anderson
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If you live in the SF Bay Area and have a macBook Pro of the above description, can we borrow it for a few days to debug a problem with the BOINC screensaver? Please contact me if so.
2) Message boards : News : Welcome Distributed Hardware Evolution Project (Message 87303)
Posted 24 days ago by Profile David Anderson
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The Distributed Hardware Evolution Project uses a Genetic Algorithm to synthesise future super-reliable electronics such as those used in autonomous vehicles, power stations, medical equipment, aerospace. It's based at the University of Sussex in England.
3) Message boards : News : Client version 7.12 released (Message 87111)
Posted 15 Jul 2018 by Profile David Anderson
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Version 7.12 of the BOINC client has been released.
View release notes.
4) Message boards : News : Client version 7.10.2 released (Message 86255)
Posted 21 May 2018 by Profile David Anderson
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Version 7.10.2 of the BOINC client software has been released. It incorporates many bug fixes; a list of changes is here.
5) Message boards : News : BOINC Workshop 2018 (Message 85731)
Posted 5 Apr 2018 by Profile David Anderson
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The 2018 BOINC Workshop will be held July 24-27 at the University of Oxford, England.
6) Message boards : News : USB-bootable BOINC/Linux image available (Message 85652)
Posted 2 Apr 2018 by Profile David Anderson
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PADOLF@home is a bootable image containing the BOINC client and GUI, current GPU drivers, and Debian. Copy it to a 4GB+ flash drive, and run BOINC on any Intel computer (32 or 64 bit).
7) Message boards : News : DENIS@home returns (Message 85359)
Posted 21 Mar 2018 by Profile David Anderson
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The DENIS@Home project, based at San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain, is back online.
8) Message boards : News : Einstein@Home pulsar paper published (Message 84990)
Posted 2 Mar 2018 by Profile David Anderson
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A paper about Einstein@Home's discovery of a radio-quiet gamma-ray pulsar was published recently in Science Advances.
9) Message boards : News : Client version 7.8.6 released for Mac (Message 84386)
Posted 15 Jan 2018 by Profile David Anderson
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This version fixes screensaver functionality on Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra.
10) Message boards : News : Welcome ODLK and ODLK1 (Message 84022)
Posted 24 Dec 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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The OLDK and OLDK1 projects are building a database of canonical forms of diagonal Latin squares of the 10th order.
11) Message boards : News : PMC meeting minutes posted (Message 83978)
Posted 20 Dec 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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The BOINC Project Management Committee (PMC) met on Dec. 15. Minutes of the meeting are here.
12) Message boards : News : Welcome SourceFinder (Message 83656)
Posted 7 Dec 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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Sourcefinder studies algorithms that process 'cubes' of data that contain radio sources, identifying the location of the sources within the cube. It is operated by The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (Perth, Australia).
13) Message boards : News : Client version 7.8.4 release for Mac (Message 82890)
Posted 10 Nov 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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A new client version has been release for Mac. It fixes the calculation of GPU memory when running under OS 10.13 High Sierra.
14) Message boards : News : Client version 7.8.3 released (Message 82019)
Posted 16 Oct 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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Version 7.8.3 of the BOINC client has been released for Windows and Mac OS X.
15) Message boards : News : Welcome Amicable Numbers (Message 82005)
Posted 15 Oct 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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Amicable Numbers is a new project in experimental number theory.
16) Message boards : News : Welcome Acoustics@home (Message 80763)
Posted 5 Sep 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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Acoustics@home studies underwater acoustics. It is sponsored by V.I. Ilichev Pacific Oceanological Institute, Far Eastern Federal University, Matrosov Institute for System Dynamics and Control Theory, A.A. Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems, and Dorodnicyn Computing Centre.
17) Message boards : News : Client version 7.8.2 released (Message 80762)
Posted 5 Sep 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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Version 7.8.2 of the BOINC client has been released for Windows and Mac OS X.
18) Message boards : News : Project management changes proposed (Message 80664)
Posted 1 Sep 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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In July 2017 a committee was formed to propose improvements to the BOINC project. Two draft documents are now available for discussion and review: development workflow and governance model. Please give feedback by replying to this thread or posting to the boinc_dev email list.
19) Message boards : News : CSF sponsors crunching challenge for WCG (Message 80557)
Posted 29 Aug 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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The Crunchers sans Frontieres team is sponsoring the "THOR crunching challenge" from 18 Sept to 5 Nov 2017, to benefit IBM World Community Grid.
20) Message boards : News : Testers needed (Message 80556)
Posted 29 Aug 2017 by Profile David Anderson
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BOINC needs volunteers to help test new versions of the client software. If you're interested, please visit the Alpha test site and read the instructions. Thanks!


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