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Hey,

Can you please send me an invite to join Orkut? PLEASE!!

Thanks,

Nick

What will be really interesting is when we have the broadband power to "turn on" a supercomputer like this with little notice. People all around the world who can donate extra cycles at a specific point. If 200+ guys can get together in a weekend to kill an Everquest dragon imagine what can happen when the call goes out to "prove out a theorm this weekend" for NASA or something.

Kind of like a SETI-on-Demand system.

you're so annoying. and on orkut, too. lameness incarnated. you wanna get coffee sometime? you nicey.

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