Help find Jim Gray

If you’re not familiar with who Jim Gray is, you need only read this page.  He and his sailboat disappeared on January 28th.  The coast guard called off the search and now his friends and family are asking for our help.

They’ve teamed up with Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service and some NASA imagery to see if through distribution, we can find him.  They’ve taken the NASA images and broken them up into lots and lots of smaller images that you can go and look through.  If you find one with something in it, you flag it and some experts take a look at that one.

It’s an amazing use of the otherwise nearly useless Mechanical Turk service.  Go to All Things Distributed for more information and further instructions.

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Shane Ede is an IT guy by day and a Entrepreneurial Blogger by night. You can follow him here on Thatedeguy or over on Twitter and Google+.