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BOINC Radio #05 - OOBE, Optical Computing, CSIRO

BOINC Radio #05 - OOBE, Optical Computing, CSIRO

December 7, 2019

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BOINC Radio #05

OOBE, Optical Computing, CSIRO


BOINC Radio is a participatory podcast brought to you by the BOINC community. On it Delta1512 and jringo discuss BOINC, BOINC developments, BOINC projects, the BOINC community and network, and SCIENCE!

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

You can join the BOINC community on the first and third Friday of the month at 4pm EST on the BOINC discord server.

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Recorded on December 6th



OOBE, Optical Computing, CSIRO

In this episode of BOINC Radio we discuss the freshly released BOINC Out of the Box Experience for Scientists document released by David Anderson.

We also hear from the developer and head of a new BOINC project on their experience and thoughts.

We also discuss optical computing and its potential within the BOINC Network (thanks to PheonixArcher for the discussion topic!)

Lastly we discuss CISRO's radio signal crossing the half-way mark on its journey to a nearby earth-like planet.

Enjoy!

Time Subject
3:05 Some News
BOINC Radio Podcast Banner Bounty
LBRY.Science Curation Initiative
LBRY.Science Science Communication Initiative
7:00 BOINC Out of the Box Experience for Researchers and BOINC Roadmap
14:15 Some Thoughts From a Project Head and Dev
23:15 Optical Computing and BOINC
36:15 CSIRO

 


As mentioned in the first episode, we're looking for help developing the show. Definitely definitely definitely reach out if you can already or want to learn how to:

  • Host a segment
  • Graphic design
  • Music
  • Production
  • Talk about science
  • Talk about BOINC
  • Tell a story
  • Get involved with the BOINC community
  • Organize
  • Whatever you think we should do


What is BOINC

The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) is an open-source grid computing infrastructure which provides open access to a global volunteer-based distributed computing network. To date, BOINC has been the driving force behind numerous computationally intensive research programs, such as pulsar identification, the creation of patient specific cancer treatments, the simulation of candidate molecules for next-generation solar panels, along with many others. While BOINC has been used primarily for science and mathematics, it can host data from any open or commercial field so long as the data can be formatted for BOINC’s processes. Examples of projects include tasks on engineering, cryptography, rendering, weather and climate prediction, as well as social, market, and resource analytics. Enigma@home, for example, worked to break remaining WWII messages encrypted by an Enigma machine.

Want to Learn More?

Discord: https://discord.gg/wPRafUq
Website: http://boinc.berkeley.edu
Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/BOINC/
GitHub Repo: https://github.com/BOINC/

BOINC Radio #04 - Development, Birthdays, and Virtual Reality

BOINC Radio #04 - Development, Birthdays, and Virtual Reality

November 18, 2019

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BOINC Radio #04

Development, Birthdays, and Virtual Reality 


BOINC Radio is a participatory podcast brought to you by the BOINC community. On it Delta1512 and jringo discuss BOINC, BOINC developments, BOINC projects, the BOINC community and network, and SCIENCE!

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

You can join the BOINC community on the first and third Friday of the month at 4pm EST on the BOINC discord server.

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Recorded on November 15th



Development, Birthdays, and Virtual Reality

In this episode of BOINC Radio Delta and jringo discuss the recently published development roadmap/wishlist, Delta discusses his experience contributing to BOINC development, your hosts celebrate WCG's 15th Birthday and some unique BOINC project ideas, and Delta talks about a recently attended virtual reality conference.

Oh, and don't forget about your opportunity to earn 30 USD for making BOINC Radio a banner for these posts. PM jringo or Delta on the BOINC Discord if you're interested. And a huge thanks to LBRY.Science for putting up the funds!

Enjoy!

Time Subject
1:15 $30 Bounty for BOINC Radio Banner
5:00 BOINC Development Roadmap
7:30 Delta talks about his experience contributing to BOINC codebase
10:15 The Process of Contributing to FOSS Projects
14:00 Delta talks more about his experience contributing to BOINC codebase
23:45 Happy 15th Birthday WCG!
30:00 We talk about unique BOINC projects
35:30 We are VR
46:45 Closing

 


As mentioned in the first episode, we're looking for help developing the show. Definitely definitely definitely reach out if you can already or want to learn how to:

  • Host a segment
  • Graphic design
  • Music
  • Production
  • Talk about science
  • Talk about BOINC
  • Tell a story
  • Get involved with the BOINC community
  • Organize
  • Whatever you think we should do


What is BOINC

The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) is an open-source grid computing infrastructure which provides open access to a global volunteer-based distributed computing network. To date, BOINC has been the driving force behind numerous computationally intensive research programs, such as pulsar identification, the creation of patient specific cancer treatments, the simulation of candidate molecules for next-generation solar panels, along with many others. While BOINC has been used primarily for science and mathematics, it can host data from any open or commercial field so long as the data can be formatted for BOINC’s processes. Examples of projects include tasks on engineering, cryptography, rendering, weather and climate prediction, as well as social, market, and resource analytics. Enigma@home, for example, worked to break remaining WWII messages encrypted by an Enigma machine.

Want to Learn More?

Discord: https://discord.gg/wPRafUq
Website: http://boinc.berkeley.edu
Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/BOINC/
GitHub Repo: https://github.com/BOINC/

The Gridcoin Fireside #25 - The System of Science

The Gridcoin Fireside #25 - The System of Science

November 16, 2019

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The Gridcoin Fireside is a participatory podcast brought to you by DCUni. LBRY.Science, OE, and the Gridcoin community. It is intended to introduce and explore DLT, cryptocurrency, and crypto-economics from a science oriented perspective.

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

Join us every Thursday at 8:00pm EST on the Gridcoin discord server.

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Recorded on November 7th


 

This week we discuss the system of science:

The contemporary scientific system is comprised of structures that stem from the practices of century old networks. Tonight we discuss the outcome of this history. What has been built? What seems to work? What seems to be failing?

The structures of science:

  • Funding
  • Education
  • Research or Study
  • Validation of Research or Study
  • Publishing or Dissemination of Information
  • Accreditation and Reputation
  • Translation
Time Subject
5:00 News
Monthly Reports
New WCG Project: Africa Rainfall
9:10 The System of Science
13:40 Opening Discussion on Research and Study, Validation, Publication, and Reputation structures
Resources:
We're Incentivizing Bad Science
Distrust In Science
Selfie Scientists
30:30 Funding
46:00 Institutional Incentives
50:00 The Rotten Tomatoes of Science
52:00 Why Open a System
55:30 Translation

 



What is Gridcoin?

Gridcoin is a multi-incentive permissionless blockchain initiated in 2013. It mints and distributes cryptocurrency in relation to the processing power a network participant directs toward data-driven analysis and scientific discovery, as well as through a proof-of-stake reward mechanism. The Gridcoin blockchain monitors processing contributions to the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Networked Computing (BOINC). BOINC hosts major institutional computing projects such as IBM’s World Community Grid, SETI, and CERN, alongside projects developed by students, enthusiasts, mathematicians, researchers, and citizen scientists. Access to Gridcoin's computation resources is free, while computation contributors are incentivized with cryptocurrency minted by the Gridcoin protocol.

Want to Learn More? 

Website: https://gridcoin.us
Discord: https://discord.gg/jf9XX4a
Steemit: https://steemit.com/created/gridcoin
White Paper: https://gridcoin.us/assets/img/whitepaper.pdf

-- Github --

Codebase: https://github.com/gridcoin-community/Gridcoin-Research
Community: https://github.com/gridcoin-community

BOINC Radio #03 - UX Games and Browsers

BOINC Radio #03 - UX Games and Browsers

November 14, 2019

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BOINC Radio #03

UX Games and Browsers 


BOINC Radio is a participatory podcast brought to you by the BOINC community. On it Delta1512 and jringo discuss BOINC, BOINC developments, BOINC projects, the BOINC community and network, and SCIENCE!

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

You can join the BOINC community on the first and third Friday of the month at 5pm EST on the BOINC discord server.

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Recorded on November 1st



UX Games and Browsers

In this episode of BOINC Radio Delta and jringo discuss the new WCG project, Africa Rainfall, the BOINC Contributors Calls, and the three bodies problem that is being solved by using neural networks (and would be perfect for BOINC). Additionally, your hosts pine for another iteration of Bill Nye, Jringo shares an experience from a FOSS conference, Delta explores what games could do for distributed computing, and the quest for a BOINC browser continues.

Oh, and don't forget about your opportunity to earn 30 USD for making BOINC Radio a banner for these posts. PM jringo or Delta on the BOINC Discord if you're interested. And a huge thanks to LBRY.Science for putting up the funds!

Enjoy!

Time Subject
3:00 $30 BOINC Radio Banner Bounty
5:05 News
New WCG Project: Africa Rainfall
BOINC Contributors Call
Three Body Problem Using a Neural Net
23:30 Science Communication
30:00 FOSS, UX, and Improving BOINC
37:30 Gaming and Scientific Computing

As mentioned in the first episode, we're looking for help developing the show. Definitely definitely definitely reach out if you can already or want to learn how to:

  • Host a segment
  • Graphic design
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  • Talk about science
  • Talk about BOINC
  • Tell a story
  • Get involved with the BOINC community
  • Organize
  • Whatever you think we should do


What is BOINC

The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) is an open-source grid computing infrastructure which provides open access to a global volunteer-based distributed computing network. To date, BOINC has been the driving force behind numerous computationally intensive research programs, such as pulsar identification, the creation of patient specific cancer treatments, the simulation of candidate molecules for next-generation solar panels, along with many others. While BOINC has been used primarily for science and mathematics, it can host data from any open or commercial field so long as the data can be formatted for BOINC’s processes. Examples of projects include tasks on engineering, cryptography, rendering, weather and climate prediction, as well as social, market, and resource analytics. Enigma@home, for example, worked to break remaining WWII messages encrypted by an Enigma machine.

Want to Learn More?

Discord: https://discord.gg/wPRafUq
Website: http://boinc.berkeley.edu
Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/BOINC/
GitHub Repo: https://github.com/BOINC/

The Gridcoin Fireside #24 - Blockchains and Cryptocurrency Part 5: FOSS Organizational Models

The Gridcoin Fireside #24 - Blockchains and Cryptocurrency Part 5: FOSS Organizational Models

October 30, 2019

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The Gridcoin Fireside is a participatory podcast brought to you by DCUni and the Gridcoin community. It is intended to introduce and explore DLT, cryptocurrency, and crypto-economics from a science oriented perspective.

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

Join us every Thursday at 8:00pm EST on the Gridcoin discord server.

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Recorded on October 24th


 

FOSS product groups and organizations have experimented with and developed unique organizational models over the decades. Largely based on reputation and positions of responsibility, these organizations have ultimately produced some of the most widely used software.

In this episode we discuss how these organizations work and how Blockchain and DLT can add to their operation.

Time Subject
2:20 News
Gridcoin 4.0.6 Release (Ernestine)
Gridcoin Marketing and Engagement Proposal
LBRY.Science
Whoisterencelee's decentralized distributed incentivized computing project
13:30 Organizational Models
22:40 FOSS vs Standard Career Path
28:00 What Maintains Open Source Software?
36:40 Gridcoin as a Case Study
44:45 Blockchain FOSS Organizational Model
46:45 Fern
52:00 Gridcoin as a Case Study PT 2

 



What is Gridcoin?

Gridcoin is a multi-incentive permissionless blockchain initiated in 2013. It mints and distributes cryptocurrency in relation to the processing power a network participant directs toward data-driven analysis and scientific discovery, as well as through a proof-of-stake reward mechanism. The Gridcoin blockchain monitors processing contributions to the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Networked Computing (BOINC). BOINC hosts major institutional computing projects such as IBM’s World Community Grid, SETI, and CERN, alongside projects developed by students, enthusiasts, mathematicians, researchers, and citizen scientists. Access to Gridcoin's computation resources is free, while computation contributors are incentivized with cryptocurrency minted by the Gridcoin protocol.

Want to Learn More? 

Website: https://gridcoin.us
Discord: https://discord.gg/jf9XX4a
Steemit: https://steemit.com/created/gridcoin
White Paper: https://gridcoin.us/assets/img/whitepaper.pdf

-- Github --

Codebase: https://github.com/gridcoin-community/Gridcoin-Research
Community: https://github.com/gridcoin-community

The Gridcoin Fireside #23 - Blockchains and Cryptocurrency Part 4: Incentives and Economics

The Gridcoin Fireside #23 - Blockchains and Cryptocurrency Part 4: Incentives and Economics

October 21, 2019

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The Gridcoin Fireside is a participatory podcast brought to you by DCUni and the Gridcoin community. It is intended to introduce and explore DLT, cryptocurrency, and crypto-economics from a science oriented perspective.

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

Join us every Thursday at 8:00pm EST on the Gridcoin discord server.

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Recorded on October 17th


In this episode we answer the questions:

  • What would happen if everyone could choose from a market of societal incentive structures and economic systems?
  • What would happen if economic systems were built and managed via an open-source organizational model?
  • What would happen if the value of economic variables were rules-based?
  • What would happen if the transition out of a failing or unpopular economic system was not only possible, but seamless?
  • What would happen if anyone could start their own economic system at any time with a few lines of code?
Time Subject
2:45 News
Gridcoin Birthday
Gridcoin Marketing and Engagement Initiative
Gridcoin.world website
Gridcoin whitepaper
BOINC Radio
13:00 Project brief: GPUGrid
35:40 Incentives and Economics
43:45 Innovation in a Market of Economic Systems
56:45 Marketing in a Market of Economics
1:05:00 Closing Comments

Project Brief.pngProject brief: GPUGrid


This week delta1512 introduced us to the project GPU Grid

GPUGRID is a project that runs molecular dynamics (MD) simulations for scientists in the fields of cancer, HIV/AIDS, neurological disorders and general scientific and lab simulations.



What is Gridcoin?

Gridcoin is a multi-incentive permissionless blockchain initiated in 2013. It mints and distributes cryptocurrency in relation to the processing power a network participant directs toward data-driven analysis and scientific discovery, as well as through a proof-of-stake reward mechanism. The Gridcoin blockchain monitors processing contributions to the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Networked Computing (BOINC). BOINC hosts major institutional computing projects such as IBM’s World Community Grid, SETI, and CERN, alongside projects developed by students, enthusiasts, mathematicians, researchers, and citizen scientists. Access to Gridcoin's computation resources is free, while computation contributors are incentivized with cryptocurrency minted by the Gridcoin protocol.

Want to Learn More? 

Website: https://gridcoin.us
Discord: https://discord.gg/jf9XX4a
Steemit: https://steemit.com/created/gridcoin
White Paper: https://gridcoin.us/assets/img/whitepaper.pdf

-- Github --

Codebase: https://github.com/gridcoin-community/Gridcoin-Research
Community: https://github.com/gridcoin-community

BOINC Radio #02 - Gameification and UX

BOINC Radio #02 - Gameification and UX

October 20, 2019

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BOINC Radio #02

Gameification and UX 


BOINC Radio is a participatory podcast brought to you by the BOINC community. On it Delta1512 and jringo discuss BOINC, BOINC developments, BOINC projects, the BOINC community and network, and SCIENCE!

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

You can join the BOINC community on the first and third Friday of the month at 5pm EST on the BOINC discord server.

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Recorded on October 18th



Gameification and UX

Over the years, BOINC has manifested something of a social network combined with a competitive circuit. This process is part of what is called gameification. In this episode we discussed BOINC's use of the concept along with the user experience it has created.

As mentioned in the first episode, we're looking for help developing the show. Definitely definitely definitely reach out if you can already or want to learn how to:

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  • Talk about science
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  • Organize
  • Whatever you think we should do

Otherwise, enjoy the show and see you next time!

Time Subject
2:20 What is Gameification?
6:40 How BOINC does Gameification
14:00 Is Gameification Really Good for a System?
23:50 Cheating in BOINC vs Scientific Publication/Peer Review vs FOSS and Open Systems
30:35 Gamers, BOINC, and UX
37:30 A major flaw in the BOINC UX
38:40 How the BOINC Infrastructure Works
42:50 Haptic UX


What is BOINC

The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) is an open-source grid computing infrastructure which provides open access to a global volunteer-based distributed computing network. To date, BOINC has been the driving force behind numerous computationally intensive research programs, such as pulsar identification, the creation of patient specific cancer treatments, the simulation of candidate molecules for next-generation solar panels, along with many others. While BOINC has been used primarily for science and mathematics, it can host data from any open or commercial field so long as the data can be formatted for BOINC’s processes. Examples of projects include tasks on engineering, cryptography, rendering, weather and climate prediction, as well as social, market, and resource analytics. Enigma@home, for example, worked to break remaining WWII messages encrypted by an Enigma machine.

Want to Learn More?

Discord: https://discord.gg/wPRafUq
Website: http://boinc.berkeley.edu
Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/BOINC/
GitHub Repo: https://github.com/BOINC/

Project brief - GPUGrid

Project brief - GPUGrid

October 18, 2019

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Project brief (Pb) is a segment of the Gridcoin Fireside where Delta talks about scientific projects apart of the BOINC network in simple terms.

 

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What does GPUGRID do?

 

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GPUGRID is a project that runs molecular dynamics (MD) simulations for scientists in the fields of cancer, HIV/AIDS, neurological disorders and general scientific and lab simulations.

GPUGRID does things a little similar to Rosetta@home but where Rosetta focuses on mainly folding and proteins, GPUGRID does all sorts of things from docking, to folding to just "what happens if this happens" types of experiments with not only proteins but also smaller molecules. To learn more about how proteins work, check out my other Project Brief on Rosetta.

What is MD?

 

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Molecular dynamics is the physics of molecules and atoms and how they interact at the tiny scales where they live. The animation above is a little bit fast but it shows how one big molecule interacts in a sea of smaller water or gas molecules.

It is a little hectic, and that's how it is in reality (just we can't really see it). All that jiggling around is what we call heat, the hotter it is, the more it jiggles and the more chance it has to separate a material (for example, turning water into steam).

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This jiggling is important to incorporate into simulations like folding or docking, because that way, the possible drug or cure that is being tested is in the most realistic situation it can be.

Why GPUs and not CPUs?

 

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For those of you that don't know, CPUs are what makes your computer run, it does the maths, it manages your memory and files and all the general stuff. CPUs usually only need a couple of hands (cores) to do a bunch of complex things because usually you will only be doing a couple things at a time on the computer.

 

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The GPU is usually an extra card or component within the computer that puts stuff on the screen. Now the key thing about this is that to put stuff on the screen, you can have lots and lots of little hands (cores) doing very simple things to bring one big thing together in the end (ie, the picture on the screen)

This fact is why GPUGRID only uses GPUs, because they are really really good at lots and lots of really small calculations. Much like lots and lots of molecules all bouncing around.

BOINC Radio #01 - What is BOINC

BOINC Radio #01 - What is BOINC

October 16, 2019

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BOINC Radio #01

What is BOINC?


BOINC Radio is a participatory podcast brought to you by the BOINC community. On it Delta1512 and jringo discuss BOINC, BOINC developments, BOINC projects, the BOINC community and network, and SCIENCE!

The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

You can join the BOINC community on the first and third Friday of the month at 5pm EST on the BOINC discord server.

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Recorded on October 4th



 

What is BOINC?

Welcome to the first episode of BOINC Radio! In this recording delta1512 and jringo introduce the show and give a broad overview of BOINC.

As mentioned in the beginning of the show, we're looking for help developing the show. Definitely definitely definitely reach out if you can already or want to learn how to:

  • Host a segment
  • Graphic design
  • Music
  • Production
  • Talk about science
  • Talk about BOINC
  • Tell a story
  • Get involved with the BOINC community
  • Organize
  • Whatever you think we should do

Otherwise, enjoy the show and see you next time!

Time Subject
1:45 About the show
5:20 What is BOINC?
7:55 Why is BOINC?
11:30 How is BOINC?
13:10 Cost savings of BOINC
16:10 Using existing hardware
17:40 Connecting scientists and participants
22:15 BOINC as an open-source product
24:00 A brief history of BOINC
27:00 New unique BOINC project: ithena
28:00 Other unique BOINC project: Radioactive@home
29:30 Other possible sensor projects
30:00 A major drawback to BOINC
33:00 Results from BOINC projects
37:15 What is BOINC? Pt 2


 

What is BOINC?

The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) is an open-source grid computing infrastructure which provides open access to a global volunteer-based distributed computing network. To date, BOINC has been the driving force behind numerous computationally intensive research programs, such as pulsar identification, the creation of patient specific cancer treatments, the simulation of candidate molecules for next-generation solar panels, along with many others. While BOINC has been used primarily for science and mathematics, it can host data from any open or commercial field so long as the data can be formatted for BOINC’s processes. Examples of projects include tasks on engineering, cryptography, rendering, weather and climate prediction, as well as social, market, and resource analytics. Enigma@home, for example, worked to break remaining WWII messages encrypted by an Enigma machine.

 

Want to Learn More?

Discord: https://discord.gg/wPRafUq
Website: http://boinc.berkeley.edu
Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/BOINC/
GitHub Repo: https://github.com/BOINC/

The Gridcoin Fireside #22 - Gridcoin Magnitude Definition and Distribution

The Gridcoin Fireside #22 - Gridcoin Magnitude Definition and Distribution

October 14, 2019

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The audience is welcome to participate through voice-comms or via the discord text chat.

Join us every Thursday at 8:00pm EST on the Gridcoin discord server.

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Recorded on October 3rd


 

This week we discuss ilikechocolate's outline for a new magnitude definition and distribution mechanism.

In this episode we really only introduce the questions that need to be answered in order to move forward:

  1. What are the problems with the current magnitude system?
  2. How does this idea address those problems?
  3. What are the benefits to this idea?
  4. What are the problems with this idea?
  5. Who would benefit from the implementation of this idea?
  6. Who would lose out from the implementation of this idea?
  7. Is this idea secure?
  8. What are the philosophical implications of this proposal?

We discuss only a few of these questions, but are certain to return to this discussion in the near future to fully address all of them.

Time Subject
1:15 News
Gridcoin Monthly Report
Outdated Gridcoin.world Update
Outdated Gridcoin White Paper Update
5:00 Gridcoin Marketing and Engagement Initiative
24:45 Gridcoin Reward Mechanism
41:30 System Failure (Discord crashed)
42:25 System Reboot - Should we move in this direction?
1:00:00 Closing Thoughts

 



What is Gridcoin?

Gridcoin is a multi-incentive permissionless blockchain initiated in 2013. It mints and distributes cryptocurrency in relation to the processing power a network participant directs toward data-driven analysis and scientific discovery, as well as through a proof-of-stake reward mechanism. The Gridcoin blockchain monitors processing contributions to the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Networked Computing (BOINC). BOINC hosts major institutional computing projects such as IBM’s World Community Grid, SETI, and CERN, alongside projects developed by students, enthusiasts, mathematicians, researchers, and citizen scientists. Access to Gridcoin's computation resources is free, while computation contributors are incentivized with cryptocurrency minted by the Gridcoin protocol.

Want to Learn More? 

Website: https://gridcoin.us
Discord: https://discord.gg/jf9XX4a
Steemit: https://steemit.com/created/gridcoin
White Paper: https://gridcoin.us/assets/img/whitepaper.pdf

-- Github --

Codebase: https://github.com/gridcoin-community/Gridcoin-Research
Community: https://github.com/gridcoin-community