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Dave Forward

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Message 77608 - Posted: 25 Oct 2014, 17:00:05 UTC

hi to all who help in this wonderful project...um...10 reasons..

1) Mum died of ovarian cancer
2) grandmother died of lung cancer
3) mother in law died of complications of ms
4) father in law died of prostrate cancer
5) i hate cancer
6) i love technology...distributed computing technology is cool...i was doing it in 1995 shortly after my graduation...then hd crash lost my bonic...and have now rediscovered it.
7) the science of r@ h is top notch and run by some impressive people
8) The pottential is just huge...no other project offers so much pottential to reduce human suffering and prolong life
9) my cat likes the graphics
10) lots of control and support for the user

i could go on...just glad my humble hp laptop can make a small contribution to this fantastic project

love and peace to all
Dave

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Message 77846 - Posted: 21 Jan 2015, 1:46:08 UTC

i just have 2 reasons for now
1 help get a cure for cancer
2 rather this than bitcoin
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Message 78131 - Posted: 17 Apr 2015, 13:26:18 UTC

Maybe I missed the Ebola WUs, but I would like to see more action on Ebola...
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Message 79750 - Posted: 10 Mar 2016, 2:14:22 UTC

I\'m sure I could think of ten reasons to run R@H, but I need only one. Huntington\'s Chorea killed my Father.
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Message 79912 - Posted: 23 Apr 2016, 13:46:49 UTC

Rosetta gets my crunch time because it is doing good work for the benefit of all, and I want to contribute to that.
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Message 79945 - Posted: 27 Apr 2016, 1:05:31 UTC

10. This is literally the least-effort, highest-impact way to contribute directly to scientific research that benefits all of humankind.
9. It helps move us closer to a cure for some of the worst diseases known.
8. Ties me into the scientific community.
7. Makes me think more about how I can help in general.
6. Makes me think about issues I have not considered before (specifically, community computing).
5. Gives me something cool to talk to my kids about.
4. Engages my kids.
3. Good karma.
2. Did I mention helping find a cure for cancer?
1. It is the right thing to do.
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Message 81520 - Posted: 4 May 2017, 1:15:43 UTC

My father was recently diagnosed with cancer and I felt powerless to do anything. By contributing to this effort, I hope that better treatments and hopefully cures will be discovered. God bless all of the scientists that are pursuing this research and God bless all of those that are donating a few CPU cycles to this endeavor.
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Message 81609 - Posted: 20 Jun 2017, 10:13:19 UTC

My uncle has Alzheimer\'s, he was a good person, not deserving such cruel fate, in my Country Bolivia don\'t have the tech or the medicine of USA/Canada or 1st World Countries my cousins send the medicine from USA to treat him, I do what I can to fight and kill this disease, I wish I had more and better computers, I\'ll continue this as long as I have a computer, thank you for the opportunity to help out
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Message 90690 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 7:47:02 UTC

Quite old thread, but perhaps someone are still interested. As most of you can figure out i'm quite new here. And these are the reasons why i do this.

1. Medical drugs is falling behind. while viruses and other ilnesses are evolving every day.
2. In my family there are people with diabetis, breast cancer and more. (Luckily i'm not affected by any of those.)
3. While my participation might not help myself or anyone in my family. My dedication to help out on medical grids could possible save thousands of people in the future.
4. I have alot of hardware in disposal that would otherwise just draw power for no reason.
5. I don't really have a reason here.
6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Are all good enough raward in itself do this.
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