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Wanted: Big community to unlock big data in big brain

3 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

In his quest to map the connections in the brain, MIT professor Sebastian Seung is turning citizen science into a game. In this video, he talks about his project, Eyewire, and how prior experience with coloring books is all you need to play.
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How A Scientist Plans To Use Gamers To Map The Human Brain

Technology / Technology Industry News : Silicon Alley Insider (2 weeks ago)

World renowned neuroscientist Sebastian Seung has dedicated countless hours to researching the brain. But it's an online game Seung helped develop, called EyeWire, that could provide a breakthrough way to map the organ. The game is ... Read Post

TEDTalks: Sebastian Seung: Mapping the connections inside our brains

Technology : Huffington Post: Technology Blog (4 years ago)

Sebastian Seung is mapping a massively ambitious new model of the brain that focuses on the connections between each neuron. He calls it our "connectome,"... Read Post

Gaming Out The Brain

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (last year)

Neuroscientist Sebastian Seung wants to develop a better picture of the human brain – with your help. EyeWire is a browser-based game developed by Seung’s lab at MIT that invites players to map the connections between retinal neuron... Read Post


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