WeevilScout. Given the ubiquity of Web browsers and the performance gains being achieved by JavaScript virtual machines, a question arises: Could Internet browsers become yet another middleware for distributed computing?

With 2 billion users online, computing through Internet browsers could amass immense resources and transform the Internet into a distributed computer ideal for common classes of distributed scientific applications such as parametric studies. WeevilScout framework builds on this idea, and can setup a cluster of globally distributed Internet browsers that computed thousands of tasks. Read more

GitHub: https://github.com/recap/weevilscout

Contact person: Reginald Cushing, Adam Belloum