Want to advance cutting-edge humanitarian research using your computer or Android device? You can do it simply
by donating your device’s unused processing power to World Community Grid. Started in 2004, World Community
Grid is an award-winning philanthropic initiative of IBM Corporate Citizenship, the corporate social responsibility
and philanthropy division of IBM. You can help expand its power by giving a short presentation that encourages
others to add their devices to World Community Grid – and by adding yours as well.
What do I need to know about this activity?
If you own a computer or Android device, and are interested in teaching others the simple steps required to join
World Community Grid and sign up their devices, then you are perfect for this activity. You don’t need experience,
just enthusiasm. This activity is also for you if you…
- Enjoy helping others learn something new.
- Want to advance scientific research on a variety of humanitarian issues
- Time required: Just a few minutes to register on World Community Grid and install the software, and about an
hour to encourage an organization or friends and family to join
- IBMers can apply volunteering hours to their THINK40 total.