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array("November 27, 2009",
    "An <a href=http://www.lanacion.com.ar/nota.asp?nota_id=1204531>article on
    volunteer computing</a> appeared today in the Argentine newspaper <i>La Nacion</i>."
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array("October 30, 2009",
    "The <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/WorkShop09>Fifth BOINC Workshop</a> was held Oct. 22-23 in Barcelona.
    There were 35 attendees and 21 excellent talks;
    many of the presentation slides and discussion notes are online."
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array("October 30, 2009",
    "Version 6.10 of the BOINC client software has been released for general use. Download it <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php>here</a>."
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    "The Windows versions of 6.6.41 have been recalled
    due to a version mismatch with recent Microsoft updates.
    Please use the 6.6.38 version until 6.10 is released."
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array("October 21, 2009",
    "An <a href=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703816204574483481567116994.html>article in the Wall Street Journal</a>
    discusses the use of volunteer computing in medical research."
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array("October 12, 2009",
    "Welcome to <a href=http://escatter11.fullerton.edu/nfs/>NFS@home</a>,
    a new project from California State University Fullerton.
    NFS@Home uses volunteer computing to do the lattice sieving step in the Number Field Sieve factorization of large integers."
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array("October 4, 2009",
    "<a href=\"http://www.efmer.eu/boinc/boinc_tasks/\">BoincTasks</a>, a new visual interface to BOINC, has been released for Windows.  BoincTasks lets you manage a single computer locally, or all your computers remotely."
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array("October 1, 2009",
    "An <a href=\"http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/29/science/29grid.html\">article
    in the NY Times</a> describes a project using BOINC
    to simulate the development of life at the molecular level."
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array("September 21, 2009",
    "The Brazilian TV networks Globonews and Futura recently broadcast
    <a href=http://video.globo.com/Videos/Player/Noticias/0,,GIM1053196-7823-A+FILANTROPIA+VIRTUAL+AUXILIA+PESQUISAS+PARA+CURA+DE+DOENCAS,00.html>a report on IBM World Community Grid</a> (in Portuguese)."
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array("September 4, 2009",
    "An article in PCWorld,
    <a href=http://www.pcworld.com/article/171126/12_worthy_causes_seek_your_spare_pc_cycles.html>12 Worthy Causes Seek Your Spare PC Cycles</a>,
    describes BOINC and 12 projects that use it."
),
array("September 3, 2009",
    "Facebook users: check out the
    <a href=http://apps.facebook.com/boinc_milestones/>BOINC Milestones</a> app."
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array("August 24, 2009",
    "UNITAR, UNIGE and CERN have agreed to collaborate on a <a href=http://www.unitar.org/citizen_cyberscience_centre_project>Citizen Cyberscience Centre</a>
    which, among other things, will promote volunteer computing."
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array("August 19, 2009",
    "The EDGeS project is offering a
    <a href=http://edges-grid.eu/web/userforum/3rdtraining>tutorial on
    using BOINC for desktop grid computing</a>
    on 20 Sept 2009 in Barcelona."
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array("August 18, 2009",
    "Check out <a href=http://www.smh.com.au/technology/new-heroes-with-a-hard-drive-20090815-elsd.html>an article in The Sydney Morning Herald</a>
    about volunteer computing in Australia."
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    "Intel (in partnership with GridRepublic and BOINC) announces
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    <a href=http://apps.facebook.com/processors/new.php>Progress Thru Processors</a>,
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    a Facebook application that makes participating in BOINC simpler and more sociable."
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array("July 30, 2009",
    "<a href=http://event.twgrid.org/isgc2009/asiaathome/wiki/index.php/Main_Page#Workshop_Schedule_and_Presentations>Videos of the talks at the recent Asia@home workshop in Taiwan</a> are now online."
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array("July 20, 2009",
    "Listen to a Podcast of <a href=http://www.rce-cast.com/index.php/Podcast/rce-13-boinc.html>an interview with David Anderson</a> on <a href=http://www.rce-cast.com/>RCE</a>."
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array("July 15, 2009",
    "The Consejer&iacute;a de Educaci&oacute;n, Spain, is
    <a href=http://jarifa.unex.es/?p=230>using Jarifa to harness the power of 12,000 PCs.</a>"
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array("June 23, 2009",
    "Read <a href=http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/553414/>an article
    about Docking@Home</a> in Newswise Science News."
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array("June 10, 2009",
    "Check out <a href=http://dishmag.com/issue96/homestyle/10099/boinc-how-your-computer-can-benefit-all-of-mankind/>BOINC! How your computer can benefit all of mankind</a>, a story in the online <a href=http://dishmag.com/>Dish Magazine</a>."
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array("June 5, 2009",
    "<a href=http://www.icvolunteers.org/>ICVolunteers</a>
    is conducting an
    <a href=http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=dOgS3cfUxFKfFbeOy8L3eQ_3d_3d>online poll</a> to study motivation in volunteer computing.
    Volunteers are encouraged to complete this poll."
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array("June 1, 2009",
    "Mac users: check out <a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/addon_item.php?platform=mac&item=http%3A%2F%2Fbrotherbard.com%2Fboinc%2F\">BOINCMenubar 2</a>,
    an alternative to the BOINC Manager for Mac OS X."
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array("May 17, 2009",
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    "Check out <a href=\"http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/05/17/may-17th-citizen-scientists-making-a-difference-and-having-fun/\">Citizen Scientists</a>,
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    a podcast by the 365 Days of Astronomy project."
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array("May 14, 2009",
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    "<a href=\"http://boinc.unex.es/planet\">Planet BOINC</a>
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    is a new RSS feed that combines many different sources of news
    about BOINC and volunteer computing."
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array("May 14, 2009",
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    "<a href=\"http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/audio/more/tedx/?podcastItem=francois_grey.mp4\">Francois Grey talks about citizen cyber-science</a> at TEDx Warwick."
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array("May 13, 2009",
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    "See a <a href=\"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igB-vqS3gAc\">video</a> (in Spanish with English subtitles) about Extremadura@home and volunteer computing."
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array("May 12, 2009",
    "An
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    <a href=\"http://www.nature.com/embor/journal/v10/n5/full/embor200979.html\">article in EMBO reports</a> discusses citizen cyber-science."
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array("May 1, 2009",
    "Simon Lin of Academia Sinica discusses volunteer computing (and thinking) in Asia
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    on a <a href=\"http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/science/2009/03/000000_digital_planet.shtml\">Podcast on BBC World Service</a>."
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array("April 29, 2009",
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    "An <a href=\"http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/March09/cordes.palfa.einstein.html\">article in Cornell's Chronicle Online</a> discusses
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    a new application in <a href=http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/>Einstein@home</a>
    that searches for pulsars in binary star systems."
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array("April 29, 2009",
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    "Francois Grey discusses Citizen Cyberscience (and BOINC) in <a href=\"http://cerncourier.com/cws/article/cern/38718\">The CERN Courier</a>."
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array("April 21, 2009",
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    "A <a href=\"http://event.twgrid.org/isgc2009/asiaathome/wiki/index.php/Main_Page\">workshop on volunteer computing with BOINC</a>
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    was held in Taipei on 16-17 April.
    Lecture outlines and slides are available online.
    "
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array("April 9, 2009",
    "BOINC 6.6 has been released to public for Windows and
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    MacOS X.  Please visit the <a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php\">download</a> page and upgrade today."
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array("April 6, 2009",
    "Check out <a href=http://boinc.starwars-holonet.com/>a new
    French-language web site</a> about volunteer computing."
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array("March 30, 2009",
    "<a href=http://boinc.vgtu.lt/vtuathome/>VTU@home</a>,
    a project from the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University,
    is now listed on the <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/choose_projects.php>Choose
    Projects</a> page.
    VTU@home serves Lithuanian scientists.
    It is currently studying the automated testing
    of complex software systems.
    "
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array("March 18, 2009",
    "<a href=http://www.isgtw.org/?pid=1001689>Volunteer computing goes East</a> -
    a story on upcoming events in Taiwan and Beijing - appears
    in International Science Grid This Week.
    "
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array("March 9, 2009",
    "A new add-on for Windows,
    <a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/addon_item.php?platform=win&item=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bc-team.org%2Fdownloads.php%3Fview%3Ddetail%26df_id%3D3\">BOINCcalculator</a>, shows details (trickles, credit, timesteps, checkpoints) of running CPDN jobs."
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array("March 9, 2009",
    "<a href=http://www.cosmologyathome.org/>Cosmology@Home</a>,
    a project from the University of Illinois whose goal is to search
    for the model that best describes our Universe,
    is now listed on the <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/choose_projects.php>Choose
    Projects</a> page."
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array("March 5, 2009",
    "BOINC was the subject of a 40-minute radio program (in Polish)
    on <a href=http://www.tok.fm/TOKFM/0,89523.html>Tok FM</a>
    (click on 'O sile polaczonych komputerow')."
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array("March 3, 2009",
    "We have released BOINC 6.4.7 for Windows. This release contains a
     screensaver fix as well as updates to LibCurl(7.19.4) and 
     OpenSSL(0.9.8j) for some recently published security advisories.
    "
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array("March 1, 2009",
    "<a href=http://www.unitedboinc.com/>United BOINC</a>
    now offers <a href=http://www.unitedboinc.com/news-sig/>signature images</a>
    containing the latest news from your choice of projects.
    "
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array("February 27, 2009",
    "We have rolled back to 6.4.5 for our latest stable version until 6.4.7 can be built. Something happened to 6.4.6 on our mirrors."
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array("February 17, 2009",
    "A new add-on program for Windows,
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/addon_item.php?platform=win&item=http%3A%2F%2Fefmer.eu%2Fboinc%2F>TThrottle</a>,
    throttles CPU usage to keep its temperature below a limit you select."
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array("February 13, 2009",
    "A <a href=http://event.twgrid.org/isgc2009/asiaathome/>workshop on volunteer computing</a> will take place 16-17 April 2009 at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan, in conjunction with the International Symposium on Grid Computing."
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array("February 3, 2009",
    "Congratulations to <a href=http://www.setibr.org/>SETIBR</a>,
    the Brazilian team which,
    across several BOINC-based projects,
    has achieved the levels of 100K average credit
    and 50M total credit."
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array("January 29, 2009",
    "Scientists: it's easier than ever to create a BOINC project -
    you don't even need a server!
    Instead, you can use the Amazon Elastic Computing Cloud,
    with a <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/CloudServer>virtual machine image</a> created by Derrick Kondo of INRIA."
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array("January 28, 2009",
    "<a href=http://www.extremadurathome.org/extremadurathome/>Extremadura@home</a> is a new kind of account manager in which the choice of projects
    is a group decision.  It's targeted at Spanish computer owners
    but is open to everyone."
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array("January 27, 2009",
    "<a href=http://www.dotsch.de/boinc/Dotsch_UX.html>Dotsch/UX</a>
    is an ISO-format Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu Linux,
    with the 6.2.15 BOINC client pre-installed.
    It lets you easily install and boot from a USB stick, hard disk and
    from diskless clients,
    and it also has some interfaces to set up the diskless server
    and the clients automatically.
    Download info is <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download_all.php>here</a>.
    "
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array("January 22, 2009",
    "A <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/images/Cochran_SRL_2009.pdf>paper
    about Quake-Catcher Network</a> appeared in
    Seismological Research Letters, Jan/Feb 2009."
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array("January 20, 2009",
    "A paper about BOINC,
    \"<a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/boinc_papers/hicss_08/hicss_08.pdf>Celebrating Diversity in Volunteer Computing</a>\",
    has won a Best Paper award at the
    42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences."
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array("January 14, 2009",
    "The <a href=http://docking.gcl.cis.udel.edu/>Docking@home</a>
    project has a spiffy new web site, and welcomes new volunteers."
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array("December 22, 2008",
    "An <a href=http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/12/22/d-wave-arms-smoking-gun-proof-of-quantum-computer/>article about AQUA@home</a> appeared
    in today's New York Times online."
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array("December 17, 2008",
    "BOINC now supports <a href=cuda.php>computing using NVIDIA GPUs</a>.
    Two projects currently have GPU-enabled applications:
    <a href=http://gpugrid.net/>GPUgrid.net</a> and
    <a href=http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/>SETI@home</a>.
    If your computer has a recent NVIDIA GPU,
    you can compute 2X to 10X faster than with your CPU alone.
    "
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array("December 17, 2008",
    "A press release from NVIDIA announcing BOINC's GPU support
    is available in
    <a href=http://www.imim.es/news/view.php?ID=37>English</a>,
    <a href=http://www.imim.es/noticias/view.php?ID=91>Spanish</a>,
    and <a href=http://www.imim.es/noticies/view.php?ID=183>Catalan</a>."
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array("December 16, 2008",
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    "Version 6.4 of the BOINC client software has been released.
    This is the recommended version for Windows and Linux. 
    <a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php\">Upgrade now</a>.
    "
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array("December 10, 2008",
    "<a href=http://aqua.dwavesys.com/>AQUA@home</a> is now open to volunteers.  AQUA (Adiabatic QUantum Algorithms) is a research project, based at D-Wave Systems, Inc.,  whose goal is to predict the performance of superconducting adiabatic quantum computers on a variety of hard problems arising in fields ranging from materials science to machine learning."
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array("December 8, 2008",
    "IBM World Community Grid and Harvard launch
    <a href=http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE4B70QS20081208>an application to study a new type of photovoltaic solar cells</a>.
    "
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array("December 1, 2008",
    "Wikipedia'a <a href=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Today%27s_featured_article/December_1,_2008>featured article for today</a> is about Rosetta@home."
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array("November 29, 2008",
    "Check out <a href=http://www.boincitaly.org/>BOINC.Italy</a>,
    a new Italian BOINC portal."
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array("November 29, 2008",
    "Rechenkraft.net is <a href=http://www.rechenkraft.net/wiki/index.php?title=Verein:E-Petition/en>petitioning the German government</a>
    to use non-security sensitive institutional computers to
    assist scientific research."
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array("November 20, 2008",
    "See a video celebrating the
    <a href=http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/newsletter/video/viewIDedicate.do>fourth anniversary of IBM World Community Grid</a>."
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array("November 20, 2008",
    "<a href=http://jarifa.unex.es/>Jarifa</a>,
    a system for organizational grid computing using BOINC,
    has a new name, logo, and domain."
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array("November 7, 2008",
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    "On 27-28 November 2008, AlmereGrid and EDGeS will organise a two-day <a href=http://edges-grid.eu/web/userforum/1sttraining>Desktop Grid workshop</a> in Almere, The Netherlands."
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    "Read <a href=\"http://www.isgtw.org/?pid=1001391\">Reaching for the Exa-scale with volunteer computing</a> in International Science Grid This Week."
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    "An <a href=\"http://www.isgtw.org/?pid=1001381\">article on
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    the recent BOINC workshop in Grenoble</a>
    appeared in International Science Grid This Week."
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    "An article on <a href=\"http://ps3grid.net\">PS3grid.net</a> project,
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    which does scientific computing on Sony Playstations, appeared recently in
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    <a href=\"http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/long/321/5895/1425b\">Science</a>."
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array("September 27, 2008",
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    "See an <a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/eff.php\">open letter
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    to the Electronic Frontier Foundation</a>."
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array("September 25, 2008",
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    "Read <a href=\"http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12295198\">an article about Quake Catcher Network</a> in Economist.com."
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    "<a href=\"http://registro.ibercivis.es/\">Ibercivis</a>,
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    a joint project of several Spanish universities and research institutes,
    is now open to the public.
    Sign up and support Spanish research."
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array("September 20, 2008",
    "Welcome back to <a href=http://docking.cis.udel.edu/>Docking@Home</a>,
    a project at the University of Delaware that studies
    protein-ligand interactions (and BOINC itself)."
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array("September 15, 2008",
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    "<a href=http://forja.unex.es/projects/ogm>OGM (Organizational Grid Manager)</a>
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    has been released by the University of Extremadura.
    OGM is a system for grid computing
    on organizational resources using BOINC."
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array("September 4, 2008",
    "The talks and tutorials from the upcoming BOINC Workshop
    (Sept 10-12) will be broadcast
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/WorkShop08#webcast>live on the Web</a>."
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array("September 4, 2008",
    "BOINC is featured on the
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    <a href=http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2009/sep/boinc090308.html>University of Delaware news site</a>."
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array("August 26, 2008",
    "Welcome to the
    <a href=\"http://nqueens.ing.udec.cl/\">NQueens@home</a> project,
    from the Universidad de Concepción in Chile,
    which seeks to find the solutions to the N Queens problem
    for values of 26 and greater."
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array("August 19, 2008",
    "LinkedIn users: join a
    <a href=\"http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=678497\">BOINC Users group</a>."
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    "BOINC 6.2 is now the recommended version for all platforms. 
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    <a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php\">Upgrade now</a>."
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    "The <a href=\"http://qcn.stanford.edu\">Quake Catcher Network</a>
    detected today's <a href=\"http://qcn.stanford.edu/EVENTS/2008_211/\">
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    magnitude 5.4 earthquake in Los Angeles</a> within 7 seconds."
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array("July 24, 2008",
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    "The <a href=\"http://gcl.cis.udel.edu/EastCoast08/\">First
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    East Coast BOINC Meeting</a>
    will take place August 29 2008 at the University of Delaware.
    "
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array("July 17, 2008",
    "GPU computing has arrived to BOINC!
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    The <a href=\"http://www.gpugrid.net\">GPUGRID.net</a> project
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    from the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB)
    uses CUDA-capable NVIDIA chips
    to create an infrastructure for biomolecular simulations.
    (Currently available for Linux64; other platforms to follow soon.
    To participate, follow the instructions on the web site)."
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array("July 10, 2008",
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    "<a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/BOINC_logo_merchandise\">BOINC-logo merchandise</a> (T-shirts, mouse pads) is now available."
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array("July 9, 2008",
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    "New add-on software: <a href=\"http://boinc.berkeley.edu/addon_item.php?platform=web&amp;item=phpBOINCer-1.5.zip\">phpBOINCer</a>,
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    a PHP script to display BOINC stats on a webpage,
    and store or retrieve these stats to a mySQL database."
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array("June 16, 2008",
    "<a href=logo/logo_3d>3-D versions of the BOINC logo</a>
    are now available; thanks to John from Ireland for creating these."
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array("June 2, 2008",
    "BOINCstats and BAM! are now available in
    <a href=http://br.boincstats.com/>Brazilian Portuguese</a> and
    <a href=http://tr.boincstats.com/>Turkish</a>."
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array("May 31, 2008",
    "The <a href=http://orbit.psi.edu/>Orbit@home</a> project
    from the <a href=http://www.psi.edu/>Planetary Science Institute</a>
    is open for public beta test.
    Orbit@home focuses on celestial mechanics,
    Their first scientific application, SurveySimulator,
    simulates the performance of astronomical surveys searching
    for Near Earth Objects (NEOs) such as asteroids and comets."
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array("May 18, 2008",
    "The source code for BOINCoid (a port of BOINC to Java and to
    Google's Android platform, by computer scientists from Technion)
    has been <a href=http://sourceforge.net/projects/boincoid>released on Sourceforge.net</a>."
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array("May 9, 2008",
    "BOINC volunteer Werner Klein is
    <a href=http://www.sternengucker.org/index.php/artikel/interview-seti-ist-heute-bereits-erfolgreich/>interviewed
    in Sternengucker.org</a> (German)."
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array("May 9, 2008",
    "The <a href=http://boincfaq.mundayweb.com/>BOINC FAQ Service</a>
    is now available in Spanish and French
    (as well as English, German, and Dutch)."
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array("May 7, 2008",
    "<a href=http://www.predictioncenter.org/casp8/index.cgi>CASP8</a>,
    a competition for protein structure prediction, starts soon.
    <a href=http://www.rechenkraft.net>Rechenkraft.net</a> is
    sponsoring a team credit-race to support
    <a href=http://boinc.fzk.de/poem>POEM@home</a>,
    one of the CASP participants.
    Results will be reported at
    <a href=http://starmageddon.dyndns.org/pboinc/index.php>Planet BOINC</a>."
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array("May 6, 2008",
    "Alpha testing of BOINC software is done by volunteers.
    Many thanks to <a href=http://isaac.ssl.berkeley.edu/alpha/top_testers.php>this month's top testers</a>."
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array("May 5, 2008",
    "Version 3.0 of <a href=http://www.conmunix.net/offene-projekte/boinc-lcs/>Boinc LCS</a> (a free PHP script for monitoring remote BOINC clients) has been released."
),
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array("Apr 20, 2008",
    "The BOINC user documentation has been moved from
    <a href=trac/wiki/RunningBoinc>Trac</a>
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    which provides better navigation and editing interfaces.
    Please help us fix the remaining broken links."
),
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array("Apr 7, 2008",
    "Congratulations to <a href=http://boinc.netsoft-online.com/e107_plugins/boinc/get_user.php?cpid=0c6075252a929a1c9e1a887d1cd85ac5&html=1>NEZ</a>,
    whose contribution to BOINC-based projects recently exceeded 10 TeraFLOPS.
    This would (and should) rank 136th on the
    <a href=http://www.top500.org/>Top 500 Supercomputer</a> list."
),
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array("Mar 31, 2008",
    "The BOINC client software is now available for Fedora 7 and higher
    from official repositories.
    To install it, just type <code>yum install boinc-client boinc-manager</code> as root.
    Thanks to Milos Jakubicek, with help from Eric Myers and Debarshi Ray."
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    "Read about a new BOINC-based project,
    <a href=http://qcn.stanford.edu/>Quake Catcher Network</a>,
    in
    <a href=http://www.wired.com/science/planetearth/news/2008/03/quake_network>Wired</a> and
    <a href=http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080326/full/452397a.html>Nature News</a>."
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array("Mar 20, 2008",
    "Watch an excellent talk by CERN's Francois Grey,
    <a href=http://www.liftconference.com/distributed-computing-distributed-thinking>From distributed computing to distributed thinking</a>."
),
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array("Mar 5, 2008",
    "Read <a href=http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Volunteer-Computing-and-the-Search-for-Big-Answers-61943.html>Volunteer Computing and the Search for Big Answers</a>, an article about BOINC and volunteer computing  on LinuxInsider.com."
),
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array("Feb 27, 2008",
    "Scientific progress goes BOINC!  Read about the
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/ProjectPapers>Scientific
    publications of BOINC-based projects</a>."
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array("Feb 12, 2008",
    "Where is BOINC headed?  Marcin Cieslak's vision:
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/cieslak.pdf>BOINC on JXTA</a>."
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array("Feb 11, 2008",
    "Bulgarian BOINC users:
    find forums and information in your language at
    <a href=http://www.boinc-bulgaria.net>BOINC Bulgaria</a>."
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array("Feb 7, 2008",
    "<a href=http://biology.polytechnique.fr/proteinsathome>Proteins@Home</a>
    has resumed operations.
    Check out their <a href=http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/117860966/ABSTRACT?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0>paper on computational protein design</a>
    in the Journal of Computational Chemistry."
),
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array("Jan 31, 2008",
    "The <a href=http://bob.myisland.as/tsp/>TSP project</a>
    is featured in International Science Grid This Week: <a href=http://www.isgtw.org/?pid=1000844>Traveling salesman meets distributed computing</a>."
),
array("Jan 31, 2008",
    "BOINC has broken the PetaFLOP barrier!
    According to <a href=http://boincstats.com/>BOINCStats</a>,
    106 million units of credit were granted yesterday,
    which translates to 1.06 PetaFLOP/sec.
    Congratulations to all projects and participants."
),
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array("Jan 24, 2008",
    "A paper describing results of the <a href=http://qah.uni-muenster.de/>Quantum Monte Carlo at Home</a> project recently appeared in the
    <a href=http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/abstract.cgi/jpcafh/asap/abs/jp077592t.html>Journal of Physical Chemistry A (JPCA)</a>."
),
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array("Jan 15, 2008",
    "A new article from the <a href=http://www.planetary.org>Planetary Society</a>: 
    <a href=http://www.planetary.org/programs/projects/setiathome/setiathome_20080115.html>From SETI@home to Hominid Fossils: Citizen Cyberscience Reshapes Research Landscape</a>."
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array("Jan 14, 2008",
    "The cross-project statistics site
    <a href=http://www.allprojectstats.com/>All Project Stats.com</a>
    has many improvements and new features,
    include <a href=http://www.allprojectstats.com/signature.php>credit-based signature images</a> for users and teams."
),
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array("Jan 10, 2008",
    "A new competition for BOINC teams,
    <a href=http://www.myboinc.com/FormulaBoinc/>Formula BOINC</a>,
    is based on their position with projects (as in Formula 1 racing)
    rather than overall credit.
    This rewards teams that are diversified across many projects."
),
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array("Dec 26, 2007",
    "A story in the Chicago Tribune, \"<a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/services/newspaper/printedition/tuesday/chi-computer_25dec25,0,2528641.story>Bit by bit, home computers aid science</a>\",
    highlights <a href=http://www.cosmologyathome.org/>Cosmology@home</a>."
),
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array("Dec 18, 2007",
    "<a href=http://boinc.umiacs.umd.edu/>The Lattice Project</a>,
    based at the University of Maryland
    Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology,
    is now open to volunteers.
    Lattice runs several applications, and supplies computing power to
    a number of Life Sciences researchers.
    Current areas of study include
    evolutionary relationships based on DNA sequence data;
    bacterial, plasmid, and virus protein sequences;
    and biological diversity in nature reserves. "
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array("Dec 5, 2007",
    "Watch a <a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzATbET3g54>YouTube video</a> about the science behind <a href=http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/>Rosetta@home</a>."
),
array("Dec 5, 2007",
    "The <a href=http://bob.myisland.as/tsp/>TSP</a>
    (Traveling Salesman Problem) project is using BOINC to
    find the shortest path between the capitals of the lower 48 states."
),
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    "This web site, and the BOINC-Wide Teams site,
    will be down for about 18 hours starting at 3 PM PST, Dec 6."
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array("November 28, 2007",
    "Live in Washington DC?  Get together with other BOINC users via
    <a href=http://opensource.meetup.com/84/?gj=sj2>Meetup</a>
    (or <a href=http://opensource.meetup.com/>create a Meetup
     in your own city</a>)."
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array("November 16, 2007",
    "<a href=http://boinc.gorlaeus.net/>Leiden Classical</a> allows students (and the public)
    to submit particle-system simulation jobs,
    and is thus a resource for both education and research.
    The job-submission system used by Leiden Classical is now
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/UserJobs>included in the BOINC source code distribution</a>."
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array("November 2, 2007",
    "BOINC needs more volunteer programmers!
    If you're proficient in PHP and MySQL, C++ and WxWidgets,
    or C++ system programming,
    please <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/DevProjects>read
    about how you can help</a>."
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array("October 22, 2007",
    "The BOINC-based <a href=http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/climateexperiment>BBC
    Climate Change Experiment</a> has won the prestigious
    <a href=http://www.prix-europa.de/>Prix Europa</a>
    award in the Internet category."
),
array("October 21, 2007",
    'Conmunix has released version 3.0 beta of
    <a href=http://www.conmunix.net/boinc-lcs>Boinc LCS</a>
    (Live Client State), a PHP script that allows you to monitor
    the current state and other information from each of
    your BOINC clients.'
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array("October 18, 2007",
    "BOINC user John Koulouris has written <a href=http://www.angelfire.com/jkoulouris-boinc/>The Big BOINC! Projects and Chronology Page</a>,
    a brief history of BOINC."
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array("October 17, 2007",
    "Congratulations to the <a href=http://www.ukboincteam.org.uk/>UK BOINC Team</a>,
    which today became the first UK-specific team to
    pass the 100 million combined credits mark."
),
array("October 17, 2007",
    "An article in Nature,
    <a href=http://www.nature.com/news/2007/071016/full/449765a.html>The shape of protein structures to come</a>, discusses the goals and progress of the
    <a href= http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/>Rosetta@home</a> project from the University of Washington."
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array("October 12, 2007",
    "LHC@home has moved from CERN to the University of London.
    Read about it <a href=http://www.interactions.org/cms/?pid=1025457>here</a>."
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array("October 4, 2007",
    "The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year grant,
    NSF award #OCI-0721124, to the BOINC project.
    This will support our development efforts through August 2010."
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array("September 26, 2007",
    "The Third Pan-Galactic BOINC Workshop took place 5-6 Sept. in Geneva.
    The proceedings, including talk slides and notes from
    the breakout sessions, are
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array("September 25, 2007",
    "Check out the <a href=http://boinc.iaik.tugraz.at/>SHA-1 Collision Search Graz</a>
    project, which is based at the Graz University of Technology
    and does research in cryptography."
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array("September 24, 2007",
    "Team founders: you can now make your team
    <a href=teams/>BOINC-wide</a>,
    meaning that it will be created on all
    current and future BOINC projects."
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array("September 24, 2007",
    "A one-day session on BOINC will be presented at the
    <a href=http://acgrid.in2p3.fr>Advanced Computing and GRID technologies for Research</a> school in Hanoi, November 5-16, 2007."
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array("September 21, 2007",
    "A <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/boinc_papers/client_sch_eval/client_sch_eval.pdf>paper about scheduling in BOINC</a>
    will appear in the 3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing. Banagalore, India, December 10-13 2007."
),
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array("September 7, 2007",
    "The new BOINC logo is now available in
    <a href=logo.php>a variety of formats and resolutions.</a>"
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array("August 17, 2007",
    "World Community Grid has announced that it is
    <a href=http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/forums/wcg/viewthread?thread=15715 >migrating fully to BOINC</a>.
    Welcome to all WCG participants!"
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array("July 25, 2007",
    "BOINC finally has a new logo!
    Many thanks Michal Krakowiak, the graphic designer who created it.
    The logo (and icons based on it)
    will soon appear on the BOINC client software
    as well as the web site."
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array("July 23, 2007",
    "<a href=images/africa_workshop_7_07.jpg><img align=right src=images/workshop_200.jpg></a>
    The Africa@home workshop on volunteer computing with BOINC,
    sponsored by the Geneva International Academic Network (GIAN),
    was held recently at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Muizenberg, South Africa.
    <br clear=all>"
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array("July 20, 2007",
    "A newly-launched project, <a href=http://eternity2.net/>Eternity2.net</a>,
    offers a chance to compute for a share of a US$2,000,000 prize."
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array("July 20, 2007",
    "Team leaders: check out the
    <a href=http://www.boincteams.com/>BOINC Team Leaders Forum</a>,
    a place to chat and discuss team-building on BOINC projects."
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array("July 16, 2007",
    "If you use the Yahoo! Widget Engine,
    check out version 1.1 of the <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/addon_item.php?platform=browser&item=BOINC_server_status.zip>BOINC Server Status</a> widget."
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array("July 16, 2007",
    "BOINC is now the preferred client software at
    <a href=http://worldcommunitygrid.org>World Community Grid</a>."
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array("July 12, 2007",
    "<a href=http://boinc.gorlaeus.net/>Leiden Classical</a>
    is using BOINC for education - it provides a
    <a href=http://boinc.gorlaeus.net/ClassicalBuilder.php>
    high-performance computing resource</a> for
    students of Theoretical Chemistry at Leiden University."
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array("July 10, 2007",
    "<a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/images/gw.jpg border=0><img align=right src=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/images/gw_small.jpg></a>
    A growing number of 'skins' for the BOINC simple GUI are available
    from <a href=http://crunching-family.at/dlc/>crunching-family.at</a>.
    Here's an example.
    "
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array("July 6, 2007",
     "Welcome to a new web site with cross-project BOINC statistics:
     <a href=http://statsnstones.tswb.org/>Team Starfire World BOINC Stats 'N Stones</a>."
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array("July 5, 2007",
    "Windows users:
    <a href=http://www.nuchill.de/nboinc/>version 2.0 of nBOiNC</a>,
    an add-on application for viewing your up-to-the-minute credit totals,
    has been released."
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array("July 4, 2007",
    "Docking@home is moving from Texas to Delaware. Volunteers should detach from the project; you will be emailed when the project is alive in Delaware."
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array("July 2, 2007",
    "Read <a href=http://www.isgtw.org/?pid=1000527>Volunteer computing: Grid or not Grid?</a> on International Science Grid This Week."
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array("July 2, 2007",
    "Amir Alexander of The Planetary Society talks about
    <a href=http://www.boincuk.com/amir_alexander.mp3>SETI, distributed computing, and space exploration</a> in an interview by Mike of BOINC UK."
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array("June 28, 2007",
    "Linux users: if you use bash,
    check out a cool <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/BashCommandCompletion>script</a>
    that provides command completion in both boinc_cmd and boinc_client
    (thanks to Frank S. Thomas)."
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array("June 27, 2007",
    "Help increase volunteer computing power -
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/BoincPr>publicize BOINC</a> by writing to computer magazines."
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array("June 26, 2007",
    "There's a great new statistics site,
    <a href=http://www.allprojectstats.com/>BOINC All Project Stats</a>.
    It has lists of the top users and teams,
    recent changes in rankings, graphs showing history and
    breakdown by project, and many other features.
    You can also see the stats and rankings
    of an individual volunteer or team across all BOINC projects.
    Thanks to Markus Tervooren for putting this together!"
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array("June 26, 2007",
    "There are reports that version 5.10.8 of the BOINC client software
    causes a problem on Windows XP Pro in which the desktop becomes empty.
    If you see this, please uninstall 5.10.8 and install version 5.8.16."
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array("June 3, 2007",
    "BOINCstats and BAM! are now viewable in Finnish
    (<a href=http://fi.boincstats.com>http://fi.boincstats.com</a>). "
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array("May 31, 2007",
    "Sony Playstation 3 owners: researchers at the Barcelona
    Biomedical Research Park have launched
    <a href=http://www.ps3grid.net/>PS3GRID</a>,
    a BOINC-based project whose application
    (molecular dynamics simulations) runs on the
    PS3's Cell processor, on Linux."
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array("May 29, 2007",
    "Check out <a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNDcMAePKYY&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcb%2Dtools%2Epytalhost%2Ede%2Fblog%2F>a video promoting BOINC</a> on YouTube.</a>"
),
array("May 28, 2007",
    "A <a href=http://www.kd-web.info/boinc_tutorial_wcg-english.php>Flash guide to using BOINC with IBM World Community Grid</a> is available in Czech and English."
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array("May 14, 2007",
    "The <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/WorkShop07>3rd Pan-Galactic
    BOINC Workshop</a> will be held 5-6 September 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland."
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array("May 9, 2007",
    "The BOINC Virtual Server - a VMWare virtual machine
    preconfigured with BOINC and all prerequisite software -
    is <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/ServerIntro>now available</a>.
    This greatly simplifies the task of creating a BOINC projects.
    Thanks to Christian Beer for creating this."
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array("May 8, 2007",
    "As of about May 1, BOINC projects have had
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/dev/forum_thread.php?id=1777>over one million volunteers</a>."
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array("May 6, 2007",
    "An excellent article on BOINC and the projects using it
    appeared today in the Catalan newspaper AVUI.
    It is available in PDF (pages
    <a href=http://media.avui.cat/pdf/07/0506/070506diari034.pdf>one</a>
    and <a href=http://media.avui.cat/pdf/07/0506/070506diari035.pdf>two</a>)
    and also as a <a href=http://paper.avui.cat/article/societat/73609/computacio/ciutadana.html>web page</a>.
    Thanks to Dr. Jordi Portell i de Mora for telling us about it."
),
array("May 6, 2007",
    "<a href=http://www.boincstats.com/>BOINCstats and BAM!</a>
    are now available in 15 languages.
    As of today, they are now viewable in Swedish
    (<a href= http://se.boincstats.com> http://se.boincstats.com</a>)."
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array("May 3, 2007",
    "The source code behind <a href=http://boinc.netsoft-online.com/>BOINC Combined Stats</a> is now <a href=trac/wiki/CreditStats#Codeexamples>available via Subversion</a>.  This may be helpful for other statistics site developers."
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array("April 24, 2007",
    "<a href=http://www.gridrepublic.org/>GridRepublic</a> announces
    a significant upgrade to their web site, including improved
    registration workflow and better integration with IBM World Community Grid
    (including WCG sub-project registration)."
),
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array("April 23, 2007",
    "Krystof Dolezal's
    <a href=http://www.kd-web.info/clanky.php>Flash-based BOINC tutorials</a>
    are now available in English and Slovak,
    as well as Czech."
),
array("April 23, 2007",
    "BOINCstats and BAM! are now available in the Czech language
    (<a href=http://cz.boincstats.com>http://cz.boincstats.com</a>).
    Thanks to Zelvuska for the translation."
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array("April 17, 2007",
    "<a href=http://desktopgrid.hu/>Desktopgrid.hu</a>
    has been created by the Computer and Automation Research Institute
    (SZATAKI) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA).
    It provides information (and software downloads) for using
    BOINC for <a href=dg.php>desktop Grid computing</a>."
),
array("April 16, 2007",
    "BOINC is now using <a href=http://trac.edgewall.org/>Trac</a>,
    an integrated software project management system.
    In particular:
    1) the BOINC source code repository now uses Subversion;
    2) the BOINC bug database has been moved to Trac;
    3) documentation will be moved to a Wiki.
    See <a href=trac/>the BOINC/Trac page</a>.
    "
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array("April 11, 2007",
    "The BBC documentary 'Meltdown',
    which highlights <a href=http://climateprediction.net>Climateprediction.net</a>,
    has been nominated for
    a <a href=http://www.bafta.org/site/page129.html>British Academy of
    Film and Television Arts</a> academy award."
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array("April 4, 2007",
    "Dr. Anderson gave the keynote talk,
    <a href=talks/ipdps_07_kn.ppt>Volunteer Computing: Planting the Flag</a>,
    at the PCGrid 2007 workshop,
    held at the IPDPS conference in Long Beach on March 30."
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    "If you can read Czech, czech out some excellent
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    <a href=http://www.kd-web.info/clanky.php>Flash-based BOINC tutorials</a>."
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array("March 23, 2007",
    "Africa@home (with support from the
    Geneva International Academic Network)
    is sponsoring an
    <a href=images/africa_at_home_workshop.pdf>intensive one-week workshop on volunteer computing</a>
    for qualified African students,
    to be held at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences
    in Muizenberg, South Africa, 16-22 July 2007."
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array("March 9, 2007",
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    "<img align=right src=images/stamps/stamp-rosetta.png>
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    <a href=images/stamps>BOINC stamps</a>
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    created by Myster65 and Rebirther."
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array("March 6, 2007",
    "The article <a href=http://www.linux-magazine.com/issue/71/Distributed_Applications_With_BOINC.pdf>Idle Cycles - building distributed applications with BOINC</a> Seil appears in the Oct 2006 issue of
<a href=http://www.linux-magazine.com/issue/71>Linux Magazine</a>.
In it, author Marc Seil
provides a detailed description of how to set up a BOINC project."
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array("March 1, 2007",
    "With <a href=http://boincpe.schreiter.info/>BOINCpe</a>
    you can run a dedicated BOINC machine using a RAM disk,
    starting from only 256 MB of total RAM.
    This lets you operate a BOINC farm more energy-efficiently
    or to use machines without hard disk drives for BOINC."
),
array("February 28, 2007",
    "The BOINC web server recently underwent a
    hardware and software upgrade. Certain projects and
    pages may still be offline as we continue to configure
    the new system."
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array("February 8, 2007",
    "Marc Seil gave a talk on setting up a BOINC server
    at the recent <a href=http://www.linuxdays.lu>LinuxDays</a>
    conference in Luxembourg.
    His slides are <a href=contrib/boinc_v1.3.pdf>here</a>."
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array("February 5, 2007",
    "<a href=http://gridrepublic.org>GridRepublic</a>
    has been selected as a finalist for the Web Awards
    at the 2007 SXSW Interactive Festival. Please
    <a href=https://secure.sxsw.com/peoples_choice/>click here</a>
    to cast your vote for them at the SXSW website.
    "
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array("February 3, 2007",
    "The documentation on Creating BOINC Projects is now available as 
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/boinc.pdf>one big PDF file</a>."
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array("January 24, 2007",
    "The <a href=http://boincfaq.mundayweb.com/>BOINC FAQ Service</a>
    answers many questions about using BOINC.
    It is available in English, German, and Dutch."
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array("January 19, 2007",
    "Check out a
    <a href=http://youtube.com/watch?v=kCYlZ8-l5jc>TV news segment</a>
    and a <a href=http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/climateexperiment/>web site</a>
    about the results of the recently-completed
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    BBC Climate Change Experiment.
    On January 21 BBC aired a documentary on the results of this project;
    an excerpt is <a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNud-goRBgE>here</a>."

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array("January 18, 2007",
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    "The paper \"<a href=http://research.microsoft.com/research/pubs/view.aspx?type=Technical%20Report&id=1259>Reporting@Home: Delivering Dynamic Graphical Feedback to Participants in Community Computing Projects</a>\"
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    describes how Rosetta@home delivers personalized
    graphical progress reports to its volunteers."
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array("January 17, 2007",
    "Linux users: check out
    <a href=http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=44237>KBoincMgr</a>,
    a replacement for the BOINC Manager.
    KBoincMgr can manage multiple BOINC clients,
    and has other features too numerous to mention."
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    "On Sunday 21 Jan. at 8pm BBC 1 will broadcast
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    <a href=http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone/listings/programme.shtml?day=sunday&service_id=4223&filename=20070121/20070121_2000_4223_18875_60>Climate Change: Britain Under Threat</a>.
    This will include results from the BBC and CPDN experiments,
    and an interview with CPDN staff.
    In addition, results should appear on the <a href=http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/hottopics/climatechange/>BBC Climate Change website</a>."
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array("January 7, 2007",
    "The <a href=http://abcathome.com>ABC@home</a> project,
    based at <a href=http://www.math.leidenuniv.nl/>Leiden University</a>
    in Holland, is now open.
    ABC@home is studying the <a href=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abc_conjecture>ABC conjecture</a>,
    a major open problem in mathematics."
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array("January 6, 2007",
    "MySpace users: check out the
    <a href=http://groups.myspace.com/BOINConMYSPACE>BOINC on MySpace</a> group."
),
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array("December 29, 2006",
    "A <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/boinc_papers/sched/paper.pdf>paper about BOINC client scheduling</a> will appear in the
    Workshop on Large-Scale, Volatile Desktop Grids held in conjunction with the IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), March 30, 2007, Long Beach."
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array("December 28, 2006",
    "The <a href=http://biology.polytechnique.fr/proteinsathome>Proteins@Home</a> project is now open.
    Proteins@Home is a large-scale protein structure prediction project,
    and is based at the &Eacute;cole Polytechnique in Paris."
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array("December 21, 2006",
    "Some AOL users are unable to attach to some projects.
    A work-around for this problem is described
    <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/aol.php>here</a>."
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array("December 8, 2006",
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    Olaf Bornack of
    <a href=http://www.boinc-halle-saale.de/>Team BOINC@Halle/Saale</a>
    has supplied
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    for creating skins for the new BOINC GUI.
    These have been used to make skins with
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    BOINC@Halle/Saale, and BOINCmas!</a> themes.
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    <br clear=all>
    "
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array("December 6, 2006",
    "Linux users: check out the new
    <a href=http://www.vanheusden.com/boinctail/>BOINCTail</a> add-on."
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array("December 4, 2006",
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    lets you get help from volunteers
    by talking with them using <a href=http://www.skype.com>Skype</a>.
    Volunteers speak several languages."
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array("December 4, 2006",
    "It hasn't been released yet,
    but already several skins are available for BOINC Manager version 5.8
    (currently under test as version 5.7.x).
    Check out <a href=http://www.crunching-family.at/download-center/>Crunching Family Skin Downloads</a>."
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array("December 4, 2006",
    "A recent article in the Bulletin of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
    <a href=http://www.hhmi.org/bulletin/nov2006/pdf/Cast.pdf>A Cast of Thousands<a/>, discusses the
    <a href=http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/>Rosetta@home</a> project
    and its army of dedicated volunteers."
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array("November 27, 2006",
    "Jean-Michel Penasse of L'Alliance Francophone
    has create a web site,
    <a href=http://www.myboinc.com/>www.myboinc.com</a>,
    showing the User of the Day of all BOINC projects
    going back to October 8 2006.  Check it out!"
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array("November 23, 2006",
    "<b>Docking@home participants</b>:
    the project is unreachable because of a campus-wide network
    connection failure at Univ. of Texas - El Paso.
    Please check back periodically."
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array("November 15, 2006",
    "BOINCstats is now available in Spanish.
    Thanks to Miquel Pericas for the translation.
    BOINCstats in Spanish can be visited at
    <a href=http://es.boincstats.com>http://es.boincstats.com</a>."
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array("November 7, 2006",
    "Check out new add-on software:
    the <a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/addon_item.php?platform=browser&item=http%3A%2F%2Fsetihometoolbar.ourtoolbar.com%2F>SETI@home Toolbar</a>
    for Firefox and IE on Windows (SETI@home-specific), and
    <a href=http://www.helsinki.fi/~earajarv/programs/boinctray/>Boinctray</a>,
    a system tray application for Linux."
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array("November 7, 2006",
    "We are preparing to release client software with
    a new GUI that is simpler, smaller, and more graphical
    than the current BOINC manager.
    Projects can supply their own graphics
    (icons, application-specific slideshows) for use in this GUI;
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    a skin consists of
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array("October 17, 2006",
    "Issue 3 of
    <a href=http://www.boincuk.com/newsLetter/bunc-03.pdf>bunc (BOINC UK newsletter)</a> is now online, with articles on a wide range of topics."
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array("October 9, 2006",
    "Interested in getting a one-CPU-month job finished in five minutes?
    BOINC can potentially help you do this, but
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array("October 8, 2006",
    "Versions of BOINC (and some applications) are now
    available for
    Solaris (x86, i686, SPARC),
    Linux (Alpha, SPARC),
    FreeBSD (x86, Alpha) and
    HPUX (including the BOINC Manager) from
    <a href=http://www.lb.shuttle.de/apastron/boincDown.shtml>www.lb.shuttle.de</a>."
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array("October 4, 2006",
    "Eric Korpela and David Anderson were interviewed today
    by Mike O'Connell of BOINC UK.
    Many topics were covered, including the question of
    credit and optimized clients.
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    Download a recording of the conversation (MP3, 13.5 MB) from
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    <a href=http://www.boincuk.com/david_anderson.mp3>BOINC UK</a>
    or <a href=mp3/boincuk_4_oct_2006.mp3>a mirror at Berkeley</a>."
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array("September 26, 2006",
    "The 2nd Annual Pangalactic BOINC Workshop was held
    in Geneva on 20-21 September.
    Read <a href=ws_06.php>the online workshop proceedings</a>."
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array("September 11, 2006",
    "<a href=chart_list.php>UW-Madison CAE</a>,
    the first BOINC user to top the 1 TERAFLOPS barrier,
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    now has surpassed 2 TERAFLOPS.  Congratulations!"
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    "The <a href=http://spin.fh-bielefeld.de/>Spinhenge</a> project
    has moved into public beta test,
    and is accepting new participant accounts."
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array("August 24, 2006",
    "<a href=http://gridrepublic.org>GridRepublic</a>,
    a BOINC account manager, recently moved into beta test.
    It was written up by <a href=http://news.com.com/2061-12572_3-6108804.html>CNET</a>."
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array("August 20, 2006",
    "BOINC and SETI@home are featured in
    <a href=http://www.be.asahi.com/20060819/W16/20060803TBEH0006A.html>an
    article in Asahi-shinbun</a>,
    one of the most popular newspapers in Japan."
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array("August 16, 2006",
    "New documents discuss using BOINC for
    <a href=dg.php>Desktop Grid Computing</a>
    and for creating
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array("August 15, 2006",
    "A BBC Radio program on 'Citizen Science' - including
    a segment on volunteer computing and BOINC -
    will air tomorrow, 16 Aug 2006, 9 PM British Time.
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    <a href=http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/citizenscience.shtml>online</a>.
    "
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array("August 14, 2006",
    "Participants with preferences for different venues
    (home, school, work) can now view these side-by-side
    in a multi-column format.
    Also, preference values are now checked for validity.
    Thanks to Christian Beer for the PHP programming behind
    these improvements."
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array("August 11, 2006",
    "An <a href=http://qah.uni-muenster.de/article1.php>article about
    Quantum Monte Carlo at Home</a> appeared 03.08.2006 in the German newspaper WAZ."
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array("August 3, 2006",
    "A recent update of McAfee security software on Windows
    causes BOINC 5.4.9 to not work (<a href=mcafee.php>details</a>).
    We have released a new version, 5.4.11,
    that fixes the problem and works with the latest McAfee software."
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array("August 2, 2006",
    "The <a href=workshop_06.php>2nd Pan-Galactic BOINC Workshop</a>
    will be held 20-21 September at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
    Anyone actively involved with BOINC is encouraged to attend."
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array("July 26, 2006",
    "<a href=http://www.chess960athome.org/>Chess960@home</a>
    is open for testers.
    This project studies a game that is like classical chess
    except that the initial configuration of pieces
    is chosen randomly from among 960 possibilities."
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array("July 25, 2006",
    "Welcome to three new BOINC-based projects.
    Two are mathematical:
    <a href=http://boinc.rieselsieve.com/>Riesel Sieve</a>
    looks for prime numbers of the form k2<sup>n</sup>-1,
    and <a href=http://dist.ist.tugraz.at/cape5/>Rectilinear Crossing Number</a>
    studies a problem in computational geometry.
    The third, <a href=http://spin.fh-bielefeld.de/>Spinhenge@home</a>,
    studies molecular magnets and controlled nanoscale magnetism,
    which may have applications in medicine and biotechnology."
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array("July 22, 2006",
    "BOINC user survey:
    due to a bug in our software, answers to the question
    'Which are the most important factors when you decide whether to participate in a BOINC project?' were not recorded correctly.
    Please <a href=poll.php>fill out the survey form again</a>.
    We apologize for the inconvenience."
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array("July 21, 2006",
    "The BOINC survey is now available in
    <a href=http://boinc.oocp.org/poll.php>Japanese</a>.
    If you'd like to translate it to another language,
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    "We are conducting an <a href=poll.php>online survey</a>
    of BOINC participants.
    Please fill out the survey form -
    your responses will help us improve BOINC and the projects that use it. "
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    "Articles in
    <a href=http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060717/full/060717-15.html>Nature</a>,
    <a href=http://www.economist.com/science/displayStory.cfm?story_id=7159442>The Economist</a>
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    describe <a href=http://africa-at-home.web.cern.ch/>Africa@home</a>,
    an initiative that supports African humanitarian causes.
    Their first BOINC-based project,
    <a href=http://www.malariacontrol.net/>malariacontrol.net</a>,
    studies malaria epidemiology.
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    Africa@home is a collaboration of the Swiss Tropical Institute,
    CERN, and a group of universities (three of them from Africa).
    "
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array("July 7, 2006",
    "The <a href=http://issofty17.is.noda.tus.ac.jp/>TANPAKU</a>
    project, based at the Tokyo University of Science,
    is open for participation.
    TANPAKU (from the Japanese word <i>tanpaku-shitsu</i>,
    meaning 'protein') studies protein structure and function
    using a novel method called Brownian Dynamics."
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array("June 30, 2006",
    "Want to deploy BOINC quickly and easily on a Windows network?
    Read <a href=http://www.thelazyslug.com/boinc.htm>The Lazy Slug's Guide
    to easy deployment and maintenance of BOINC on your network</a>."
),
array("June 29, 2006",
    "<a href=http://boinc.berkeley.edu/boinc_papers/api/text.pdf>A
    paper about BOINC's API and runtime system</a>
    will appear in the <a href=http://sc06.supercomp.org>SC06 conference</a>."
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    for the Macintosh is available for testing.
    This version limits BOINC applications' access to your system and data,
    thus protecting your computer from accidental or malicious damage
    or data theft."
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array("June 22, 2006",
    "Pav Lucistnik has developed
    <a href=http://www.oook.cz/bsd/boinc_curses/>boinc_curses</a>,
    a Unix console-based program (like 'top')
    to monitor and control BOINC."
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array("June 21, 2006",
    "BOINCstats and the BAM! account manager
    are now available <a href=http://jp.boincstats.com>in Japanese</a>."
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array("June 15, 2006",
    "BOINC's CPU scheduler has become smarter:
    it now waits until an application has checkpointed
    to preempt it and remove it from memory.
    This can save significant CPU time, especially on multiprocessors.
    Technical details are <a href=sched.php>here</a>.
    The new scheduler is in the development version of BOINC,
    and will appear in the 5.6 release.
    Volunteer developer John McLeod VII was the driving
    force behind the new scheduler."
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array("June 14, 2006",
    "We have added preliminary support for
    <a href=wrapper.php>legacy applications</a>
    that do not use the BOINC API
    (e.g. because their source code is not available).
    This feature will work with the next version
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array("June 7, 2006",
    "Windows users: if BOINC applications are repeatedly
    crashing on your computer,
    it's possibly that you need to
    <a href=directx.php>upgrade to the latest version of DirectX</a>."
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array("May 31, 2006",
    "Recent newspaper articles on BOINC and Rosetta@home:
    <a href=http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003027071_computersider30m.html>Worldwide, 690,000 help computer effort</a> and
    <a href=http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/6420AP_WA_Research_at_Home.html>Medical researcher taps the power of home computing</a>."
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array("May 30, 2006",
    "The <a href=http://bam.boincstats.com>BOINCStats Account Manager</a>
    (BAM!) is now available for use.
    BAM! provides 'one-stop shopping' for finding
    and attaching to BOINC project;
    see the news item of May 11.
    Thanks to Willy de Zutter for developing BAM!."
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array("May 25, 2006",
    "BOINC has added preliminary support for 'low-latency' computing;
    e.g. delay bounds of minutes rather than days.
    This requires having clients contact the server frequently;
    we've added a mechanism that lets the server specify
    the connection interval.
    This will be available in the next release (5.6) of the client software.
    Projects that are interested in using this mechanism should
    <a href=contact.php>contact us</a>."
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    Be aware of the <a href=energy.php>energy considerations</a>
    associated with BOINC and volunteer computing."
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    special web sites that let you browse BOINC projects,
    attach/detach, change resource share and settings,
    all with point-and-click simplicity.
    Account managers are also great if you have several computers -
    you make changes on the web site,
    and they take effect on all of your computers.
    A couple of excellent account managers are nearly ready for use;
    stay tuned for details."
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array("May 9, 2006",
    "The first-ever
    <a href=http://www.seti.cat/web/?q=node/18>BOINC birthday cake</a>
    appeared at the 7th SETI@home-Catalonia Meeting
    (and 1st BOINC-Catalonia Meeting), held in Girona last April 22nd.
    Also: <a href=http://www.boinc.cat>BOINC.cat</a>,
    a BOINC site in Catalan, has recently opened.
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array("April 30, 2006",
    "<img align=right width=75 height=66 src=images/Logo_blau.jpg> The latest German <a href=http://boinccast.podhost.de/>BOINCcast</a>
    discusses ClimatePrediction.net;
    earlier BOINCcasts cover SIMAP, LHC@home, and uFluids.
    <br>
    "
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    "The CERN Courier's Computer Newsletter features an article on
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    <a href=http://www.cerncourier.com/articles/cnl/3/4/14/1>BOINC activities at CERN</a>.
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array("April 13, 2006",
    "According to various <a href=links.php>statistics sites</a>,
    over one million computers have now contributed
    processing power to BOINC projects.
    We're currently achieving a sustained processing rate
    of over 400 TeraFLOPS - the world's most powerful supercomputer
    by a wide margin.
    Congratulations and thanks to everyone!
"),
array("April 13, 2006",
    "We have developed an <a href=example.php>example application</a>,
    together with project files and Makefiles for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
    The application demonstrates how to do checkpoint/restart and graphics.
    Projects can use this as a framework for building their own applications.
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array("April 6, 2006",
    "Thanks to the efforts of
    <a href=http://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-boinc/>volunteers</a>,
    BOINC is now officially part of the Debian Linux distribution.
    Packages for the BOINC
    <a href=http://packages.debian.org/boinc-client>core client</a>
    and <a href=http://packages.debian.org/boinc-manager>Manager</a>
    are available for 13 different platforms
    (alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, 
    i386, ia64, kfreebsd-i386, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc).
"),
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array("April 4, 2006",
    "Windows users: new versions of
    <a href=http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/DownloadResult.aspx?prod=m_wom20&os=xp&lang=en&driverVersion=IntelliPoint%205.5>Intellipoint</a>
    and <a href=http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/DownloadResult.aspx?prod=m_wNMK&os=xp&lang=en&driverVersion=IntelliType%20Pro%205.5>Intellitype</a>
    are available from Microsoft.
    Upgrading to these may fix problems with the BOINC screensaver.
    "
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array("April 3, 2006",
    "<a href=http://boincstats.com>BOINCstats.com</a> is one of
    several excellent web sites showing BOINC statistics.
    It's available in a number of languages, now including
    <a href=http://cn.boincstats.com/>Chinese</a>.
    "
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array("March 15, 2006",
    "The <a href=http://attribution.cpdn.org/>Seasonal Attribution Project</a>,
    a spin-off of Climateprediction.net,
    seeks to determine the extent to which extreme weather events
    are attributable to human-induced climate change.
    Its application is a high-resolution simulation of the world's climate,
    and is recommended only for computers
    with at least 1 GB of RAM, and a 2.4GHz Pentium or faster processor.
    "
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array("March 5, 2006",
    "Tony/Knightrider/Chuggybus has created BOINC coinage.
    See the <a href=images/coins/>large</a>
    and <a href=images/coins_small>small</a> versions.
    The Latin text means 'Berkeley open and shared resources'.
    "
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array("March 3, 2006",
    "<a href=http://qah.uni-muenster.de/>Quantum Monte Carlo at Home</a>
    announces the public release of the first chemistry BOINC project.
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    This project, based at the University of M&uuml;nster in Germany,
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    studies the structure and reactivity of molecules using Quantum Chemistry,
    whose vastly complex equations require huge amounts of computing power.
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    "
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