Originally Posted by XNine
Precisely. What's the point? So what if you or your team finds a cure? Does that mean that everyone else's work has been worth less? I dunno. it just doesn't sit well with me. Finding a cure is important, and I think making a points-based system is trivializing folding's importance in finding a cure. Just my opinion.
Points create healthy competition which pushes people and teams to try to produce more points, thus hopefully finding the cure faster.
This guy is only folding for the weekend, sure he's flexing his muscles a little bit but it's always impressive to see just how powerful some machines are out there.