I look very similar to my avatar while playing Foldit.
Prof made me do Foldit. Course is over, but I still do it. I don't know why.
Like Nature abhors a vacuum,
Foldit abhors an idle computer!
If you have the time, please look at my cases at:
How to make a beta-barrel pumpkin for Halloween:
"2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal":
"The World Needs All Kinds of Minds" by Temple Grandin:
"Seed Stock" a story by Frank Herbert on the importance of having good instincts:
"US teen invents advanced cancer test using Google":
"Lorenzo's Oil", a movie about Citizen Scientists
trying to save their son from a rare disease:
discusses competition, small vs. large groups, and local vs. central control.
LisaNova discussing competition:
See 2:14-4:40 in particular (WARNING: 1:10-1:50 contains profanity/adult language).
Bill Murray giving a pep talk for CASP?
When you score poorly but keep playing anyway:
"Nice Guys Finish First" by Richard Dawkins
and the "Tit for Tat" strategy in Game Theory:
Would you be this brave, handing the sword Excalibur
to your rival so he can Knight you with it?
See 1:00 for special guest star:
"A dream to some, a nightmare to others"
said Merlin in the movie "Excalibur":
Some King Arthur political satire:
Deciding which Foldit Group to join?
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about the image to the left.
I am unfortunately retired at 45 due to medical reasons. I am a Buddhist. I used to love to run but can't anymore. I am very excited about keeping my brain sharp by doing these puzzles
I been a computer programmer for some time now. I like learning a bit about many fields. While I've been playing FoldIt for some time I took a year or so off.
BA in Religious Studies and Philosophy
Member of Sacred Heart Fathers and Brothers 1980-1985
Makes Adventure Studio adventure games.
Married 10 years