posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 04:25 PM
Yet another Balloon Hunt!
The government is testing the American peoples ability to communicate and work together with a time critical task.
"The DARPA Network Challenge calls on groups to pinpoint the locations of 10 red weather balloons scattered around the country -- with a $40,000
prize going to the first team to find them all. DARPA, which stands for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is the U.S. military's research
This year's contest is designed to test the the way social networking, crowdsourcing or lesser-known Web-based techniques can help accomplish a
large-scale, time-critical task."--CNN>COM
This is a brilliant idea, using money as a motivator is the best way to get results fast, one really wonders why DARPA would be THIS