- CHIFOO Meetup: Featuring Seth Cooper
2030 NW Pettygrove St.Portland, OR97209
- CHIFOO Members: Free Non-members: Pay at door
Connective DX is hosting the May CHIFOO Meetup, Gamers Succeed Where Scientists Don’t - Combining Humans and Computers to Solve Scientific Problems.
The featured speaker is Seth Cooper, Assistant Professor in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University. Seth will describe the challenges of mapping real-world problems onto games and ways to address these challenges. As a primary example, Seth will discuss Foldit, an online game about biochemistry whose players have contributed to several scientific discoveries through gameplay.