Spare a few computing cycles?

ThingsAreGood is proud to announce a new team on the World Community Grid!

The world community grid helps you make use of your computer’s unused processing time. Let your computer crunch numbers for social good when you’re not surfing the web, playing games, or hard at work.

From the website:

World Community Grid’s mission is to create the largest public computing grid benefiting humanity. Our work is built on the belief that technological innovation combined with visionary scientific research and large-scale volunteerism can change our world for the better. Our success depends on individuals – like you – collectively contributing their unused computer time to this not-for-profit endeavor.

To join the ThingsAreGood team, simply create an account at

You will be prompted to:

  1. Download and install the BOINC client, allowing your spare computing cycles to be hooked up to the grid. (Available for Windows, OSX, and Linux.)
  2. Create your free account

Once you have completed these steps, click the link below to join our team!

It’s that easy.

Simply run the BOINC client in the background whenever your computer is on. Your spare processing power will be put to good use, helping to cure disease, model climate change, and a myriad of other social projects.

Do good, even when you’re doing nothing at all.

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