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Hotcaptcha.com – If You´re Not A Robot You´ll Dig This

You”ve seen CAPTCHA”s, those blurred words that you have to decipher on some web registration forms, to prove that you”re not a bot. Well, it works with people too, not just words. The site Hotcaptcha has created a rather amusing mash-up in which the CAPTCHA”s are pictures of people and you have to pick the three that are Hot. It”s simple, if you pick the balding fatty, you”re a bot; but if you can...

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Recaptcha.net – Digitizing Books With Turing Tests

CAPTCHA”s are programs designed to discern whether a user is a human or a computer, sort of like a simplified Voight-Kampff or Turing test. You”ll often find CAPTCHA”s which are colored boxes with distorted text on web registration forms. Recaptcha has determined that about 60 million of these CAPTCHA”s are solved by humans each day, with each taking around 10 seconds to complete or 150,000 hours of work per...

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