From Kickingbear Blog:
Humans are damn good at picking out important visual information rapidly. We’re good at it because otherwise 6,000 years ago we’d all have been eaten by Dinosaurs.
Collecting User-Mode Crash Dumps
The object of the game is to prevent the "assets" of Bear Stearns from going to the auction block, on which they would be discovered to be nearly worthless, which would instantly render all similar assets held by the other big banks to be similarly worthless, and would result in a universal margin call that would pretty much unwind the hallucinated "wealth" acquired the past ten years.