13 May 2008
CAPTCHA Inventor Luis Ahn: Putting CAPTCHA system to Good Use
Dr Luis von Ahn invented CAPTCHA images that websites ask you to type to post a comment or send an email.
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Luis von Ahn, who invented the ubiquitous CAPTCHA system to prevent spammers from filling out Internet forms, talks to Wired Science about his research and other CAPTCHA related games he created to help people solve complex CAPTCHA images while still having fun. Thanks SEJ.
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