I find it interesting that FamilySearch is enlisting the help of thousands and perhaps tens of thousands of teenagers to help index the Census. How many of these prospective indexers can even read cursive? I have found many teenagers who can't. By the way, how much of the Census is in handwriting? I would guess that all of the pertinent information is handwritten, so there will be a problem. How many of you out there have done Indexing? Ever had a problem reading an entry? Of course, you have.
Giving teenagers or anyone else a few hours of instruction on how to do Indexing will not address the issue of trying to decipher the enumerator's handwriting, much less the handwriting of the more detailed responses written by the average citizen in their own handwriting.
I am not a naysayer. I am extremely enthusiastic about the project. But I would like it to succeed. How many of the instant gratification age will become soured on genealogy because of the difficulty in deciphering handwriting?
By the way, here is the introductory video for the Census Project: