Dutchmen Sneak Past Team Mac
- 12 April 2000 - Dan Knight
Out of nowhere, those sneaky Dutchmen* on the
SETI@Netherlands team have edged past Team
Mac Observer. As the SETI
Checker chart below shows, those number-crunching
Dutchmen (the black line) came out of nowhere - 45th place
on March 24 - to edge past Team Mac Observer (orange) by
less than 100 work units on April 11.
That's twice in one week we've been knocked down a level.
Between losing our #1 member (see Team
Mac Observer Dealt Major Setback) and the surprise
appearance of SETI@Netherlands in the top 20, we could use
some more help. If you'd like to help Team Mac Observer move
up in the rankings, see SETI@home: Join
a Team. (Except for Team Mac Addict, all the Mac teams
in the top 50 have been pushed back a step or two over the
- * Nothing personal. My parents and grandparents left
the Netherlands for Canada in 1950, so my roots are about
as Dutch as can be.
Recent articles about SETI@home
- Team 6100 Update, 2001.12.20. We've
completed over 500 units and donated over 5 years of CPU time to
SETI@home since May 2000.
- Team 6100 @300 units, SETIonMac,
2001.08.14. Team using old Power Macs has passed the 300 unit mark
- SETI@home monthly update,
2001.08.01. Sad news - Team Mac Observer has fallen to #26 in the
- A look at SETI Checker,
2000.04.25. This freeware program lets you follow your favorite
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