Jacob Sherson
Aarhus University
Speaker at GOTOpia February 2021

Jacob Sherson is the founding director of Center for Hybrid Intelligence and the game-based citizen science platform ScienceAtHome.org with more than 300,000 contributors.

Jacob Sherson holds a joint professorship MSO at the departments of Physics, Management and Cognitive Science at Aarhus University. In his interdisciplinary Center both human and algorithmic problem solving is investigated through the lense of machine optimization, psychology, cognitive science and behavioral economics. Apart from natural and social science games, he is also investigating large-scale game-based assessment of both basic cognitive skills and 21st century skills like creativity.

He has over the past couple of years been awarded the Bold Award in the AI category and the Breaking the Walls prize for his work on hybrid intelligence.

Talks at GOTOpia February 2021