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Revenge of the Robots
Revenge of the Robots

'Humans Not Invited' Is a CAPTCHA Test That Welcomes Bots, Filters Out Humans

FINALLY, A PLACE WHERE FELLOW ROBOTS CAN CONVENE WITHOUT SENTIENT MEAT BAGS.
Mack DeGeurin
2.7.18
robot overlords
robot overlords

This Machine Kills CAPTCHAs

A new type of neural network has cracked a device specifically meant to differentiate humans and machines.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.26.17
security
security

Building a Better CAPTCHA by Faking Out Robots

A pair of computer scientists seeks to avoid CAPTCHA doomsday.
Michael Byrne
10.30.16
security
security

Tor Users Might Soon Have a Way to Avoid Those Annoying CAPTCHAs

After complaints from privacy activists, CloudFlare seems to be making amends.
Janus Kopfstein
10.1.16
Internet
Internet

Thank Goodness Google Is Finally Killing the CAPTCHA

Google says it can tell you're human without making you type out some squiggly text.
Jason Koebler
12.3.14
Internet
Internet

Bring On This Facial Recognition CAPTCHA Already

Want to keep bots out and let people in? Make the test something that people have evolved to do.
Ben Richmond
4.16.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Luis von Ahn: 'Captcha' The Crowd To Translate The Entire Internet

Some years back, Carnegie Mellon professor Luis von Ahn helped invent 'Captcha,' that equally ingenious and annoying reverse-Turing test that prevents spammy machine algorithms from infiltrating services meant for humans on the web. What you probably...
Janus Kopfstein
12.8.11
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

How You're Unknowingly Translating Books Online for Google

I don't think I'm the only person that had no idea that every time I entered some words into a "reCaptcha":http://www.google.com/recaptcha/learnmore box -- you know, verifying that I'm not a computer -- that I was also, quite directly, helping to...
Michael Byrne
11.1.11