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Distributed Computing

Distributed computing has been around for very many years. Some of my more long term readers will remember that way back in 2002 I featured a program called SETI @ Home which was designed to use the power of thousands of home computers together in order to search for extra-terrestrial radio signals amongst the stars.

GPS Systems

One of mans goals throughout the years has been determining his position in the world and that of those around him in order to explore, navigate and learn about his surroundings. Until recently this involved complicated readings using maps and compasses to gain a rough understanding of where you were [...]