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Posts tagged “Phylo”

Feature: Sequencing genomes for fun.

Playing Games For The Good Of Humanity, With Phylo

Hopefully you remember FoldIt, the protein manipulating game that instantly solved years-old biological puzzles. It's probably the most well known example of a crowd-sourced citizen science project that had immediately remarkable success. It's in this same field that Phylo exists - a game designed to sequence genomes, while the player is enjoying some fairly familiar match-3-style colour matching. I spoke to designer Jerome Waldispuhl, Assistant…

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