Drivel: It seems everyone is jumping on Grid Computing these days. In my opinion, it the people with access to huge professional infrastructures and the power of random internet users that be successful at deliverying on the promises of Grid Computing. You have to be able to offer people more than just an application that runs on their computers for them to volunteer their computing resources.
Google takes on supercomputing. Google has begun an experiment that could turn its modest toolbar software into a supercomputer to tackle scientific problems such as untangling genetic codes. [CNET News.com] 5:29:12 PM