Re: Scenario for early hard takeoff

From: Mike Dougherty (
Date: Mon Sep 03 2007 - 15:37:28 MDT

On 9/2/07, David Orban <> wrote:
> So: less units, more powerful, and more flexibly connected. In my
> opinion, if optimally used, with good software, and confronted with an
> environment that enables the software to elaborate a coherent view of
> the data supplied, this network would be able surprise us with its
> behavior.

would people be willing to host this distributed computing grid if
participation was the only requisite for being able to ask it for
information? What if the local agent were able to ask the users for
information in order to fulfill requests for other others? Is this a
manageable strategy, or is it really just chaos?

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