Eyewire: a citizen science quest to map the connectome
December 12, 2012
“They will trace the ‘wires’ of the brain — like playing with a 3D jigsaw puzzle consisting of image pieces computed by artificial intelligence,” says the Eyewire site. “The experience will rely on the spectacular graphics and other motivators of video gaming, but allow users to apply their minds to a worthy cause.”
EyeWire is headed by Sebastian Seung of MIT, author of Connectome: How the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are.