World Community Grid

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A brief overview of the World Community Grid that I presented for my Global Futures class. This was presented in somewhat of an ignite style so much of the content was left up to me and my speaking.

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World Community Grid

  1. 1. Technology Solving Problems
  2. 2. Research projects require…
  3. 3. $133 Million
  4. 4. $1.56 Billion
  5. 5. what if
  6. 6. Did the same thing? this
  7. 7. And what if this…
  8. 8. Became this 2009
  9. 9. “In Just 10 MINUTES, you can help nearly 60 MILLION people” -World Community Grid
  10. 10. Grid Computing
  11. 11. Your computer World Community Grid Agent Research Scientist IBM Servers
  12. 12. 232,754 years of research 4 years In
  13. 13. Reasons for Applause
  14. 14. 1 BILLION+ computers in the world... < 1% using WCG
  15. 15.  http://worldcommunitygrid.org  Install client  Select projects  Help 60 million people in 10 minutes

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