[Freedombox-discuss] startup 'Nebula' releases personal cloud device

Nick M. Daly nick.m.daly at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 13:25:19 UTC 2013

Melvin Carvalho writes:

> On 2 April 2013 20:59, Nick Daly wrote:
>> could each FreedomBox offer a small part (10%?) of its unused
>> resources for other systems?  It'd essentially make them a sort of a
>> SETI at home distributed computing mesh, but for user freedom.
>> Does anybody know of any projects that offer that sort of
>> infrastructure that we could use?
> bitcoin is the biggest distributed computing project in the world

I was actually thinking of something more along the line of BOINC:


Where nodes contribute resources for one another's calculations to avoid
duplicate work, not the BitCoin model where nodes race to duplicate the
work as fast as possible.  That would allow each FBX that needed it the
power of its own hardware + the available resources of other boxen.

That idea would need lots of work to make it viable, but it'd be mighty

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