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As someone who studies the sociology of science, I will mention three brief things.

1.) Conspiracies on a grand scale are next to impossible, because people can't shut up, and other people are too nosy. And do you really think the cure for AIDS or Cancer wouldn't have commercial viability?

2.) I too question the efficacy of folding. For one thing, it's a simulation, which lends itself towards all kinds of problems in replicability. Another, rightly pointed out, is that proteins are constantly mutating, both the "beneficial" ones in our bodies, and the "non-beneficial" ones in disease, rogue cells, etc.

3.) Fail doesn't matter. Stanford scientist's have developed a method to farm out their EXPERIMENTAL TEST, and that's all it is. The benefit to this work, even if it is useless, is that it is more useless than ever before! It sounds trite, but it makes the next level of reification and theory much easier. We'll all know more about where to go from here.

So fold damnit! If only for the scientists' sake so they can work on those elusive tenure-track positions...
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Wow, very nice farm gibsonnova74!

You could use a good KVM switch to simplify your monitor needs. I have an iogear 4 port USB KVM that made things so much nicer. My monitor was hooked up to my main rig with DVI and the KVM plugs into the D-sub port. If you need to check your folding rigs, one button on the monitor and a few keystrokes lets you work with each one using just one monitor, keyboard, and mouse. It will save you $$$ for other upgrades.
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KVM are expensive though
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how random to have quads just laying around the house powered up.. even more random to show pics of it
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And if you are FOLDING, look at what it is you are FOLDING. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folding@Home
"Ever changing diseases..."
you are right, folding might not cure anything, or aid in the cure for anything, but knowing that it could, i just cant bring myself to not fold.

BTW, did you read the results section on the folding wiki page you linked?
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how random to have quads just laying around the house powered up.. even more random to show pics of it
i'm a tad confused, what do you mean by this? random?
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Wow, what a nice guy. I quit folding because of:

1. The heat (don't wanna put my computers through the heat)
2. The electric bill; I won't keep putting my money on something whose outcome is unknown
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The same principal as when the carburetors came out back in the 50's and 60's that would allow your car to get 200 mpg. Lets just say that the oil companies paid a lot of money for that guy or guys to be quiet and not let it ever be mass produced.
Anyone who has taken a high school physics class should know it is absolutely impossible for an internal combustion engine, especially with 60s technology, to move a full size automobile with no other modifications except for a carburetor swap, and still get 200mpg. Hell, there's no way to do that even if they modified the engine. Maybe if the entire vehicle weighed 20lbs it could happen.
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Wow, what a nice guy. I quit folding because of:

1. The heat (don't wanna put my computers through the heat)
2. The electric bill; I won't keep putting my money on something whose outcome is unknown
Yeah I understand where your coming from, but as long as I got the money might as well do it. I also like having my computers doing something. I mean I play games for a little bit each day usually and surf the net and play with music and stuff like that but I like to have my computer doing something in the mean time. But thats just me, to all there own until we all get taken over .....


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i'm a tad confused, what do you mean by this? random?

LOL me too, anyways nice setups and very clean. Have you ever thought about doing a kind of stack arrangement to try and save some space.
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i have one question OP, what do you do? and how do u do it?????
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