Salad currently uses your GPU or CPU to verify blockchain transactions, aka cryptocurrency mining. Despite the stigma against mining among the gaming community, Salad does not use your GPU/CPU for any nefarious activities. We aim to be the easiest and most trusted way to share your compute.
However, this is only step one, and we have our sights set far beyond blockchain. We hope to stock Salad with all manner of data-processing jobs like:
Data scientists, businesses, and engineers around the world are starved for the kind of processing power your very machine commands. These tasks will pay exponentially more than mining, and we hope to have the first data jobs network-tested within the next few months.