Posted in June 2012

Multitask Gameplay

Multitask Gameplay

Launching in the Fall of 2012, the Citizen Sort video games are a mixture of entertainment, citizen science, research, competition, collaboration, photography and much more. Citizen Science All three of our games, Hunt & Gather, Happy Match! and Forgotten Island, incorporate citizen science tasks to various degrees. Scientists in the field take thousands and thousands … Continue reading

A Successful Amateur

A Successful Amateur

Citizen Sort is creating video games to encourage citizen participation in citizen science. The games incorporate entertaining features with classification tasks and human interaction researcher work. Amateur Science This citizen science project firstly, will be a great help to scientists and researchers in the field. Many have thousands and thousands of unclassified photos. The photos … Continue reading

Gamification Summit

Gamification Summit

The Gsummit, from June 19th to the 21st in San Fransisco is the largest gamification conference ever. Attendees range from CEOs, to companies like Microsoft and NBC, to individuals interested in “creating a more fun and engaging world,” according to the Gsummit website. The conference is currently being livestreamed here and follow the #gsummit hashtag … Continue reading

Up and Running

Up and Running

The Citizen Sort website is up and running at http://www.citizensort.org! The new website is the must see place for the latest updates, photos, research and information on the Citizen Sort research project. This same website will be home to the three citizen science related games, Hunt & Gather, Happy Match! and Forgotten Island. The games … Continue reading