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Luck or Skill: Which One Will Help Find the Missing Plane?

Creative juxtaposition of issues by our Riptide palindromist Alan Wald:
 
"I read today that crowdsourcing is being used to pore over the millions of large-scale satellite images that cover the vast Indian Ocean, and it occurs to me that the chance of finding MH370 debris in one of those images is about the same as winning the Mega Millions lottery. So why not give the lottery and its players a useful purpose: Instead of generating random numbers, let's reprogram lottery machines to dispense random large-scale satellite images from the Indian Ocean? Find the debris -- win the jackpot."

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