[ExI] please consider joining OpenWorm

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Feb 5 19:25:09 UTC 2013

On Tue, Feb 05, 2013 at 09:54:08AM -0800, Adrian Tymes wrote:
> > Building the first digital life form. Open source.
> This claim would be laughable if it was what they truly
> meant.  There have been scads and scads of "digital life
> forms", including some detailed single-cell-organism
> simulators.

Don't be a hater. C. elegans hasn't been done yet.
> What they appear to be doing instead is a highly detailed,
> open source model of a worm (c. elegans).

Why, yes. Isn't that exciting?
> They need a better catchphrase, or anyone who's been

Hey, you know what, they're looking for autors!
Patches are accepted. Open source, join the fun.

> around the Web long enough to be of much use to them
> may well think they are yet another naive effort and
> click away without exploring further.

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