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Your Smart Meter Could Become a Supercomputer

Forbes Magazine recently published an article detailing the plan for using your smart meter as part of a supercomputer platform. Eric Frazier, co-founder of Hive Computing, Inc. has the idea that their technology could connect your smart meter to thousands of other smart meters for use as a supercomputer.

Your smart meter is essentially a cellphone that is only active about 1% of the time. Mr. Frazier proposes that the central processing unit in your meter could work as one cog in a supercomputer network that would out perform Amazon or Google by being used up to 12 hours each day.

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