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Message 6940 - Posted: 11 Jul 2020, 12:51:30 UTC
Hi

Like most of you, I'm currently waiting for the upload problem to be fixed so I can upload my workunits.

Until the project hopefully gets back to normal (the last couple of months have been silly, honestly), I'm looking for new projects, and I hope some of you will be able to help me.

The thing is, I really, really like Asteroids' workunits. They are not that big (take around an hour to complete), and the deadline is forgiving (around 14 days or so). This fits me perfectly, since my computer is not turned on all day, every day. With Asteroids I never worry whether I will be able to finish a workunit in time.

I also participate in Rosetta. Their workunits are much larger (a single workunit takes my computer 8 hours to complete) and the deadline is 2-3 days or so. This means that when Rosetta downloads five or seven units, the last units may not be finished in time. That's not nice. Actually it's a little stressful.

So ... can anyone recommend other projects with comparatively small workunits and long deadlines?
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Message 6946 - Posted: 11 Jul 2020, 15:44:18 UTC - in response to Message 6940.  
MilkyWay@Home seems to work well:

https://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/
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Message 6950 - Posted: 11 Jul 2020, 19:44:21 UTC - in response to Message 6946.  
Thanks!

I will take a look at it.
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