Human Computation: Free Labor

In this video from WIRED Science, Luis von Ahn demonstrates some worthwhile uses of captchas, shares cutting edge strategies in digitizing books and tagging images, and shares the latest methods for translating online content.

Perhaps I’ll dislike captchas a tad bit less after seeing this.

More on this episode is available here.

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