Volunteer Computing – Tutorial


What do you do at your computer usually? Facebook? Twitter? Surfing the Net ? Or playing games? Hey guys, my name's James and I'm gonna show you how to do meaningful things to the world in your very own computer, that is, volunteer computing. First, you need to download BOINC. It's a medium software for volunteer computing. Click this '' Download BOINC + Virtualbox ''. Some projects require Virtualbox. (After opening the installation,) follow the instructions, and then the apps will be installed. Then when you open the BOINC manager for the first time, you see this (interface). Click tools, and start to add a project. So I've chosen a random project to demonstrate to you. … Loading a while … So you need to register for the project. I'm a new user, and my email address is already typed in here.

Type in your password. The project has been successfully added so when I click the finish button, the web browser will appear so that I can configure my account. Almost done! Check your information. Is it correct? If there isn't anything wrong, log out the page. After you have added multiple projects, use the advanced view because you can manage your work easier than the simple view. Read alerts in the Notices tab Manage tasks in the tasks tab Manage uploads and downloads of tasks in the Transfers tab Click the 'Show graphics button' to show task graphics My My best recommended project is the World Community Grid as it is a large organization which helps curing deadly diseases and solving climate change through volunteer computing. This task is identifying new cancer signatures of our DNA.

So that's all for my tutorial! Thanks for watching, remember to leave a like, and enjoy the sky map. At last , Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Computer Literacy project by James Chan 3D (27).