ScienceBlogs star Ethan Siegel joins Charity Engine

News - 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!

News - 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!

$10,000 prize draw in progress!

News - January 25, 2012

The stock markets are now choosing the $10,000 winning number:

?-2-0-5-5-8-9-0 (only two possible winners now; User #123 or User #438. The stock markets must pick a 0 or 1 to decide.)

Smallest digit first, so the winning number will revealed from right to left over the next few hours, as each of the exchanges closes for the day. 

Australia (AORD) = 0, Tokyo (Nikkei) = 9, Mumbai (Sensex) = 8, Moscow (MICEX) = 5, Frankfurt (DAX) = 5, London (FTSE) =0, Sao Paolo = 2, Toronto (S&P) = ?, New York (Dow Jones) = ?. 

List of Entries released!

News - January 23, 2012

Excluding staff, family and friends, 1300 PCs owned by 530 people have been running Charity Engine this month - and one of them is about to win $10,000.

You can view the list here.

(To find your place on the list, click "Home", "My Account" then "Jackpot". Any mistakes must be reported within 48 hours, then the list is final.)

The draw takes place on Wednesday Jan 25th. Good luck...!

...and that's the first deadline!

News - January 22, 2012

The first $10,000 prize draw deadline passed today at 2am CET. All the entries are now being verified and collated, then the official List of Entries will be made public - and the winner chosen at random. 

All prize draw points earned after today's deadline go towards next month's draw, of course.