New Project kryptosathome

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New Project kryptosathome

Post by UBT-mark3346 » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:03 am

"Kryptos@Home is a volunteer computing project which allows anyone on the internet to contribute computing resources to research projects, related to solving one of the most famous, unsolved puzzles - the three-decade old Kryptos!

More precisely, it is a sculpture located on the grounds of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Langley, Virginia - at the main entrance to New Headquarters Building (NHB) and in the courtyard between NHB and the Original Headquarters Building (OHB) cafeteria - completed by the American artist James Sanborn, on November 3, 1990.

The Kryptos sculpture comprises four large copper plates, a large vertical S-shaped copper screen resembling a scroll of four encrypted messages, three of which (referred to as K1, K2 and K3) have been solved.

As a community, Kryptos@Home's mission is to crack the elusive K4."

https://www.kryptosathome.com/

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Re: New Project kryptosathome

Post by UBT - Timbo » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:40 am

HI Mark

Nice find.... :-)

I've just set up a Team for anyone interested in joining this project and adding credits to the Teams efforts.

https://www.kryptosathome.com/team_disp ... ?teamid=40

regards
Tim

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Re: New Project kryptosathome

Post by UBT - Mikee » Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:20 am

Hi

Hmm - can't create account on the site, account creation disabled via BOINC Manager!

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Re: New Project kryptosathome

Post by UBT - Timbo » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:52 pm

UBT - Mikee wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:20 am
Hi

Hmm - can't create account on the site, account creation disabled via BOINC Manager!

Mike
Hi Mike

I went to the website to register an account first, and once that was set up - I added the project to BOINC Manager and then all was well and tasks downloaded.

I had to complete some tasks before I could set up a team, but as mentioned that has now been done.

regards
Tim

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Re: New Project kryptosathome

Post by UBT-mark3346 » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:52 pm

UBT - Timbo wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:52 pm
UBT - Mikee wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:20 am
Hi

Hmm - can't create account on the site, account creation disabled via BOINC Manager!

Mike
Hi Mike

I went to the website to register an account first, and once that was set up - I added the project to BOINC Manager and then all was well and tasks downloaded.

I had to complete some tasks before I could set up a team, but as mentioned that has now been done.

regards
Tim
Same. set up my account on the site then added to BOINC (so far "completed" 1 wu and that was " Error while computing")

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Re: New Project kryptosathome

Post by UBT - Mikee » Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:06 pm

Hi

OK - my bad! Had a comma in the email addy :-)

Pity I don't have enough memory to run virtualbox on the lappy!

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Re: New Project kryptosathome

Post by UBT - Mikee » Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:17 am

Hi

Working on the main computer now.

Don't forget the "Do you consent to exporting your data to BOINC statistics aggregation Web sites?" option if you want stats reported.

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