EyeWire Presents: Pipeline to Neuropia
Amy Robinson is an expert in crowd sourcing. She is the Executive Director of EyeWire, a game to map the brain played by nearly 200,000 people worldwide. In EyeWire, gamers solve 3D puzzles that map out neurons, allowing neuroscientists to chart synaptic connections among neurons and thus begin to decipher the mysteries of how we see. EyeWire is the first of many games that will invite the world to make discoveries about how the brain works. Amy is a long time TEDster and founded the TEDx Music Project, a collection of the best live music from TEDx events around the world. Amy writes the Neurotech series for Scientific American. She was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2015.