Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Completely Automated Public #Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart




Have you ever wondered if you're the only person who sometimes finds it difficult to correctly decipher those CAPTCHA forms? An article in Forbes Magazine called "Artificial Intelligence Will Defeat CAPTCHA -- How Will We Prove We're Human Then?" reveals that 20% of people will leave a web site without successfully completing a CAPTCHA form. This interesting article goes on to discuss how AI is trying to solve CAPTCHAs and how new, easier, and better ways are being developed to discriminate between humans and bots. Next time you struggle to complete a CAPTCHA don't feel so bad - you're not alone!