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Tuesday, August 1 • 12:15pm - 12:45pm
From Proteins to Planets: The First Year of Project Discovery

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Project Discovery is the first implementation of a new approach in citizen science - the seamless integration of real science and videogames. This is what we call Massively Multiplayer Online Science. Come and hear about how the players of EVE Online submitted 30 million classifications of protein locations and how they will discover the next exoplanet.

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Bergur Finnbogason

Senior Development Manager, CCP Games
After graduating from London Metropolitan University with a MA in Architecture of rapid change and scarce resources, Bergur went on a path to explore the possibility of architecture and urban planning in the digitally built world of World of Darkness. The aim was to build a familiar... Read More →
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Attila Szantner

CEO & co-founder, Massively Multiplayer Online Science
Attila feels very lucky to have combined his two passions with Massively Multiplayer Online Science: citizen science and games. He is based in the beautiful small village of Gryon, Switzerland, where he founded MMOS with Bernard Revaz. For almost two decades, he has worked in IT in... Read More →

Tuesday August 1, 2017 12:15pm - 12:45pm EDT
Tishman Auditorium