Charity Engine, world's greenest grid?

March 15, 2012

Just published by International Science Grid This Week (, article about the unexpected bonus of using a volunteer grid like Charity Engine: it can be the most energy-efficient way to do computing.

Charity Engine to receive EU science funding

March 9, 2012

We are proud to be a part of the International Desktop Grid Federation (IDGF), and also the FP7-supported IDGF Support Project.

In simple terms; Charity Engine supports the EU grid and its scientists, the EU supports Charity Engine with $100,000 of funding.

Announcing a very cool first user: Datafiniti

March 1, 2012

Why so cool? Because of what our global grid and Datafiniti's distributed web-crawler can do together. The Internet is so huge, the only thing that can really index it is the Internet itself.

See the first coverage of the announcement here on The Next Web.

ScienceBlogs star Ethan Siegel joins Charity Engine

January 29, 2012

Dr Ethan Siegel, leading astrophysicist, author of award-winning blog "Starts With A Bang" (our favourite blog EVER) - and the latest member of Charity Engine's science panel.

Wherever there are telescopes, detectors and space probes, there are huge computers analysing all that data.

An honour to have you aboard, sir...!

First $10,000 prize draw winners!

January 26, 2012

Congratulations to Josh Hudson of Alberta, Canada and also to Matthew Bibby of Victoria, Australia, who have agreed to share the $10,000 prize between them.

And thank you to all Charity Engine users, because another $10,000 is now on its way to the charities.


Fantastic work, everyone!