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Interstellar esoterica

I've been looking for ET since the 1990's. Anybody else here involved? Or any other BOINC (BOINC) projects?

Just curious.

Here's the project I contribute to: SETI@home

You have all those billions of computer cycles just sitting there doing nothing. Put them to good use.

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I actually wrote a review of SETI@Home for Ziff Davis years ago. Very slick, terrific idea. I had forgotten all about it.

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I did SETI @ Home for a couple years. Never found anything, so I said fuck it.
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^SETI@Home: "We're on a mission from God"

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