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War Games (or how the US military learned to love the crowd)

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… waters of crowdsourced gaming. The Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel or ACTUV Program is a project to build an automatic submarine-tracking drone. DARPA has asked the crowd to help refine ACTUV’s software by playing a tactics simulation game. In the game players navigate a virtual drone through various scenarios: targeting enemy ships, hiding from commercial traffic, trying to avoid accidentally surfacing off North Korea. After completing missions, players …

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