Benchmarking Javascript for computational purposes

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Since Javascript at the moment is the simplest way to execute code on any client computer around the world, i thought it could be an interesting exercise trying to figure out how fast it became and if it’s a viable way to use it for a distributed computing platform. From some sources around the Web it appears a lot of work has been done to make Javascript as fast as possible and found this wonderful snippet who claimed: