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Spacecadet
13th September 2011, 11:38
BBC News - Skynet seeks to crowdsource the stars (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14896330)


Prior to the SKA being built and switched on, the computers joining ICRAR's Skynet will crunch data from current radio astronomy research projects.

Those signing up to help will download a small program that will get a computer looking through data when that PC is not being used for anything else.

zeitghost
13th September 2011, 11:45
BBC News - Skynet seeks to crowdsource the stars (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14896330)

It's already started:

Two Women, Same Name Slain in Houston - ABC News (http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=125738&page=1)

cailin maith
13th September 2011, 14:51
Was skynet the thingy in Terminator?

Churchill
13th September 2011, 15:03
Yes.

Alternatively, it's a Brit satellite or two.

Are you sure...

PRC1964
13th September 2011, 15:03
Skynet (http://www.cultofmac.com/hackers-can-fly-wifi-infiltrating-robot-drones-over-your-house-with-their-iphones/113296) you say? Watch out for those Apple Fanbois.

Churchill
13th September 2011, 15:52
Well it used to be when I was busily testing parts for one version of the damn thing many moons ago.

Maybe it's French now instead.

EADS <--- :winker: