Sagacious Himself — brevity in circumlocution: never blague — suffering genius

March 31, 2008

intelligent CAPTCHAs overdue – part 1

Filed under: All Your Base,CIO,DARPA,Geeky goodness,Knowledge — Sagacious Himself @ 12:08 pm

First: the blind and vision impaired have no business inflicting their requirements on a technology designed to present information visually. They need to adapt to reality and not visa versa.

Swirly text deciphering does not intelligence test.

What is the resultant color when that of a strawberry and banana are combined? Orange.

That’s a better CAPTCHA.. applied worldly knowledge.

A more entertaining version has no directions, no cue for robots, though easily defeated by OCR, but only if widespread and only if implemented the same way. Apply deformations as desired.

“not email:”

Where all the letters are blue except “not l er x ed o. e .uk.i” Implies only to use the blue information “email:”. More colors could be used leaving email blue.

What is the sum of the third prime number and the fifth? 14


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