When @crazyman4865 came online and started breaking record after record on EyeWire, here at HQ, we were really excited to see a new user who was so engaged in the community. We were also curious to understand who @crazyman was and what drove him to play so much, and so well.
Claire O’Connell of the EyeWire team is currently taking a class called “Computation and Simulation in Investigation and Education,” and for it, was given the task of creating a gamer profile featuring any player of any game. The objective of the video was to understand what motivates people to play games, and what kinds of things they learn from doing so.
@crazyman agreed to do a livestream chat for this; here it is!