Play Games that Contribute to Research
Scientists and researchers have devised a way to enable contributing to their research projects to be more engaging and fun. Cue the game format.
Gwap (Games with a Purpose) is a group of online games that provides a fun environment for you to play games where your gameplay performance can be number crunched by a supercomputer and then be put to use in real-world applications.
There are currently seven games to keep you from being productive today: ESP (a game where you guess what the other person is typing after looking at a photo), Tag a tune (think name that tune), Verbosity (think Pictionary with words), Squigl (trace stuff), Matchin (guess what photo your peer likes best), Flipit (find pairs of similar images) and PopVideo (match what your peer sees and hears).
Play away to make a scientists day!
Time taken: A few minutes to however long you start getting bored!
Impact: Trains computers to solve problems for humans all over the world that has the potential to make this world become a better place.
Location: From anywhere in the UK / World
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How To Apply
- Website: http://www.gwap.com/gwap/