The White Glove Tracking Project is trying to find each and every white glove in all 10,060 frames of Michael Jacksonâ€™s 5:34 performance of Billy Jean. Similar to the search for Jim Gray, this project is using the power of crowd sourcing, which means that it is getting humans to perform â€œtasks that require human perception and common sense, but may not require a lot of scientific trainingâ€.
In addition, the project is open source, so you will be able to see both the source code and the resulting data, and the satisfaction of doing a good deed is being handed out by the bucket full for participating trackers. So today, if youâ€™ve got nothing better to do, track a few white gloves and contribute to the project, because the crowd is becoming a very powerful thing.
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