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Retired uni techie.

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There's a story behind my name. I swear!

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(Global Rank: #114 | Global Score: 773)

Blah blah blah blah Blah blah ..oh, you’re actually reading this? Cool!

Hello and welcome to my homepage!

My favorite food is the donut. Specifically a Krispy Kreme caramel-glazed one with chocolate hot fudge. Without the sprinkles. And with the hole of course.

See, I believe that donuts with holes are 554 times better than donuts without them. That is why my username is Donuts554. 554 is the “golden ratio” between donuts without the holes and donuts with the holes.

Ooooh oh, and I also like some Japanese food, like okonomiyaki (i really wish they changed the name). Its like a noodle cake kind of thingy that is very savory.

Ironically I have never eaten that before! I am not much of a traveler but I have been to several foreign places.

I like to play Foldit because I want to help science. Science is one of my favorite subjects at school. But sometimes it gets really boring.

Anyways I hope you enjoy visiting my page! Now back to what I was saying so my page looks normal and boring like my textbook. Blah blah blah blah

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(Global Rank: #118 | Global Score: 755)

I'm an artist who raised 2 scientist children. I thought this was a good way to put my visual abilities to use.

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(Global Rank: #124 | Global Score: 703)

or my PC (capable of running ~5 clients) :)

Number of clients is limited by CPU, not Temperature due to efficient water cooling...

Windows 10 Pro 64bit CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700X 8-cores @ 4.044GHz (for the moment) CORSAIR Hydro Series H100 Liquid CPU Cooler (no noise, the best) MOBO: ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Extreme Graphics: GeForce GTX 680 2GB GDDR5 Ram: g.Skill DDR4-3200 16 GB @ 1644MHz SSD: Sata3 110GB for OS fast access (Programs and Data on HDs) HD: Sata3 (2x2 TB) plus a few more for backup and Foldit Offline HD: for Backups

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(Global Rank: #125 | Global Score: 698)

I'm just on here because I saw all the corona virus challenges and was hoping to make a difference.

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(Global Rank: #126 | Global Score: 686)

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(Global Rank: #134 | Global Score: 651)

Like Nature abhors a vacuum, Foldit abhors an idle computer!

If you have the time, please look at my cases at:
How to make a beta-barrel pumpkin for Halloween:
"2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal":,9171,2048299,00.html
"The World Needs All Kinds of Minds" by Temple Grandin:
"Seed Stock", a story by Frank Herbert on the importance of having good instincts and how good ideas can come from surprising places:
"US teen invents advanced cancer test using Google":
"Lorenzo's Oil", a movie about Citizen Scientists trying to save their son from a rare disease: discusses competition, small vs. large groups, and local vs. central control.
LisaNova discussing competition: See 2:14-4:40 in particular (WARNING: 1:10-1:50 contains profanity/adult language).
Bill Murray giving a pep talk for CASP?
When you score poorly but keep playing anyway:
"Nice Guys Finish First" by Richard Dawkins and the "Tit for Tat" strategy in Game Theory:
Would you be this brave, handing the sword Excalibur to your rival so he can Knight you with it? See 1:00 for special guest star:
"A dream to some, a nightmare to others" said Merlin in the movie "Excalibur":
Some King Arthur political satire:
Deciding which Foldit Group to join? Check out Go Science!

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(Global Rank: #181 | Global Score: 465)

IBM manager - Retired

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(Global Rank: #189 | Global Score: 453)

a peaceful organism

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(Global Rank: #200 | Global Score: 427)
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