Monthly Archives: October 2018

Martin Jones talks citizen science ahead of SpotOn 18


Designing programs to interpret images is so complicated that for many tasks, humans still outperform machines. To keep up with the tide of images produced by science we need a lot of people, this is where citizen science comes into play. Ahead of his talk at this year’s SpotOn conference, Martin Jones tells about the need for involving non-specialist volunteers in science and his own citizen science project: Etch a Cell.