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When a series of computers are networked together and they each work on solving the same problem
It's cheaper than buying a supercomputer
Improves performance as each computer can work on a part of the data
It can pass data anywhere using the internet
There are security issues with the data being spread out onto so many computers
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Uses a radio telescope that picks up a lot of background noise, so a lot of computer power is needed to search for signals. It actively seeks volunteers to help out and was founded in 1999
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