Over 70,000 have played the ‘Eyewire’ game that trains computers to map the brain http://t.co/JrIxIoXqvd
— Forbes (@Forbes) August 20, 2013
According to Forbes, EyeWire is “enabling a community of citizen scientists who contribute to breakthrough research; something previously restricted to degree holding academics. Additionally, they are leveraging the innate human desire to compete and play games. Considering that as a planet, we spend 3 billion hours playing videogames every week, imagine what can be accomplished when even a portion of that time is allocated to things like neural discovery?”
Read the full article in Forbes.