Quantum Moves Alternatives

    Quantum Moves is described as ', part of the scienceathome.org umbrella concept, was born out of the dilemmas and questions the physics researchers at Aarhus University confronted with when they took the challenge of building a quantum computer in the basement lab of the university' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Quantum Moves for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is BOINC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Quantum Moves are Folding@home (Free), Foldit (Free), Zooniverse (Free) and Phylo (Free).

    This page was last updated May 9, 2021

    1. BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) is a software platform for volunteer computing and desktop grid and volunteer computing.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Folding@home is a distributed computing project -- people from throughout the world download and run software to band together to make one of the largest supercomputers in the world. Every computer takes the project closer to our goals.
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      Foldit is an experimental video game about protein folding, developed as a collaboration between the University of Washington's departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Biochemistry (many of the same people who created Rosetta@home).
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    2. The Zooniverse is home to the internet's largest, most popular and most successful citizen science projects. Our current projects are here but plenty more are on the way.
    3. Though it may appear to be just a game, Phylo is actually a framework for harnessing the computing power of mankind to solve a common problem; Multiple Sequence Alignments.


    4. Official Folding Pool for CureCoin - FAH Users on Team CureCoin (#224497) can sign up here using the same UserName (including capitalization) they use for Folding@Home to earn CureCoins.
    5. Folding@Home Client Monitoring Application.

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      Last update from 2015.

      • FreeOpen Source
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      PYBOSSA is the ultimate crowdsourcing framework to analyze or enrich data that can't be processed by machines alone.
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    6. The Cure is a serious, biology-based card game. Assemble the best hands and you can win - just like poker. The challenge with The Cure is that we don't know the rules yet! Until you play, we can't tell you if you have the equivalent of a royal flush or a pair of 2s.
    7. Eyewire is a game to map the brain. Anyone can play and you need no scientific background. Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world already do. Together we are mapping the 3D structure of neurons and advancing our quest to understand ourselves.
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