posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 02:20 PM
So, as I suspected
The cure to aids is
up, up, down, up, left, right, left, B, A, A, B, A+B, start
Anyhow, this is great news, but frankly, not suprising
Give the people the ability to fiddle with stuff and collectively we will accomplish what professionals simply cannot do.
Take modding...someone designs a game, allows a bit of modding, and within a matter of weeks the game is nearly rewritten and improved a hundred fold
(at times)...give a bit more time and a strong community and they will bust through the original intent
Data is data, be it folding protein, or coding AI...collective projects by passionate (modders/gamers) can accomplish a hell of a lot more than a team
of scientists..ok, thats a overstatement, but can complement quite nicely the scientists. unleash the tools, make it semi-fun, and voila..you got
100k people focusing in on a problem for 20 hours a week.
Sort of why I keep suggesting to inde developers to simply create the engine and the basics, let the modders create the world (see secondlife as a