By August 22, 2008 One Comment

the folks at carnegie mellon realized that all the energy being spent by people accessing over 60 million CAPTCHA (for Completely Automated Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart) protected sites daily could be used for something productive – digitizing books. now, thanks to recaptcha the time you spend logging on to facebook and ticketmaster is also spent helping to digitize books from the internet archive and old editions of the new york times. genius

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