Register for an account

X

Enter your name and email address below.

Your email address is used to log in and will not be shared or sold. Read our privacy policy.

X

Website access code

Enter your access code into the form field below.

If you are a Zinio, Nook, Kindle, Apple, or Google Play subscriber, you can enter your website access code to gain subscriber access. Your website access code is located in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents page of your digital edition.

Technology

Artificial Intelligence meets Citizen Science

Citizen Science SalonBy lshellMay 21, 2019 5:14 PM
green-circuit-board-1

Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news

The potential for AI to propel citizen science efforts forward is incredible; from rapidly analyzing your data or identifying insects, to helping you find and join the best project for your research goals. Here are some ongoing citizen science projects and research efforts that involve AI and citizen science to maximize the efforts of participants and scientists. 

Cheers,

The SciStarter Team


Intelligent recommendation for citizen science

Thanks to a new grant from NESTA, the University of Edinburgh and SciStarter are creating AI-powered recommendation tools to help you find the best projects aligned with your experiences, location, and interests. 

Read More!

CitSci 20190215 0175.width-1200-1024x683


iNaturalist

Share your photos of nature through the iNaturalist app and record the biodiversity around you. In addition to teams of naturalists who will help ID what you posted, click “View suggestions” to have AI weigh in with identifications.

Location: Global

Get Started!

thumb 0 31-original

Citizen Sort

Help scientists study the natural world by playing computer-based sorting and adventure games. The Living Links project in this suite of games incorporates AI to assess the biodiversity of African mammals and birds.

Location: Online Only

Get Started!

logo scistarter


DeepMoji

Teach AI about emotions and advance emotion research by reporting to researchers at MIT how you felt while writing your last three tweets.

Location: Online Only

Get Started!

DeepMoji Image-Wide-Small


Speak to AI

Play online multiplayer word games to advance AI. The data collected will help build better, more human-like natural language processing systems.

Location: Online Only

Get Started!

Speaktoai Banner Square


Year in Citizen Science: May Calendar

Did you know? The SciStarter team maintains a public Google calendar of holidays (like National Dog Day) with citizen science prompts to celebrate each day. Learn more and download the graphic for May here.

Get Started!

May-2017- 2


New Episode of Citizen Science Podcast: ISeeChange

This episode features a conversation with the team at ISeeChange, a citizen science platform to document weather and effects of climate change through multimedia storytelling. Learn how this project got started and how you can begin documenting changes near you. A transcript can be accessed here.

Get Started!

web-logo-small


Discover more citizen science on the SciStarter events page. Did you know your SciStarter dashboardhelps you track your contributions to projects? Complete your profile to access free tools. Want even more citizen science? Check out SciStarter’s Project Finder! With 3,000+ citizen science projects spanning every field of research, task, and age group, there’s something for everyone!

2 Free Articles Left

Want it all? Get unlimited access when you subscribe.

Subscribe

Already a subscriber? Register or Log In

Want unlimited access?

Subscribe today and save 70%

Subscribe

Already a subscriber? Register or Log In