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Originally posted by jibeho
What would it take to wipe this thread off the board?? I think I'll post some fake UFO footage just to break up the monotony.
Seriously, put this thread out of its misery
Originally posted by ByteChanger
He's a spook... he can probably log onto your computer right now without you knowing it and do all kinds of things...
PS: Not bad for just registering. yesterday...
Registered: December 2, 2009
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BTS Points: 3
[edit on 2-12-2009 by ByteChanger]
Originally posted by Alchemst7
this is a test:
bomb nuclear kill opium president hate secret its in the cake James Bond Afghanistan allahu akbar airplane train assassinate FBI CIA AK 47 Los Angeles dirty Obama destroy
spelling typo thanks butcherguy
[edit on 2-12-2009 by Alchemst7]
Teaching computers to read: Google acquires reCAPTCHA
9/16/2009 09:20:00 AM
The image above is a CAPTCHA — you can read it, but computers have a harder time interpreting the letters. We tried to make it hard for computers to recognize because we wanted to give humans the scoop first, but we're happy to announce to everybody now that Google has acquired reCAPTCHA, a company that provides CAPTCHAs to help protect more than 100,000 websites from spam and fraud.
Since computers have trouble reading squiggly words like these, CAPTCHAs are designed to allow humans in but prevent malicious programs from scalping tickets or obtain millions of email accounts for spamming. But there’s a twist — the words in many of the CAPTCHAs provided by reCAPTCHA come from scanned archival newspapers and old books. Computers find it hard to recognize these words because the ink and paper have degraded over time, but by typing them in as a CAPTCHA, crowds teach computers to read the scanned text.
In this way, reCAPTCHA’s unique technology improves the process that converts scanned images into plain text, known as Optical Character Recognition (OCR). This technology also powers large scale text scanning projects like Google Books and Google News Archive Search. Having the text version of documents is important because plain text can be searched, easily rendered on mobile devices and displayed to visually impaired users. So we'll be applying the technology within Google not only to increase fraud and spam protection for Google products but also to improve our books and newspaper scanning process.
That's why we're excited to welcome the reCAPTCHA team to Google, and we're committed to delivering the same high level of performance that websites using reCAPTCHA have come to expect. Improving the availability and accessibility of all the information on the Internet is really important to u
Running your own captcha farm
Having your own private captcha farm might be cheaper but it is a more involved affair. First of all, you need a backend and an interface for your workers. SocialMarketServices and SolveMyCaptcha offer solutions that let you hire your own captcha solvers. You could also surely find an assortment of ready-made captcha farm solutions by posting on one of the freelancer websites.
One important design decision is whether your workers initiate the captcha fetching scripts or poll a queue asynchronously. The first one means your scripts might be running too fast, which leads to either getting banned immediately or having big groups of accounts banned at the same time in the future. Fetching from a queue could frustrate your workers, unless you can provide consistent volume. If you pay your workers per captcha, they won’t be happy when you are not giving them more captchas than they can handle. Keeping your queue full and not overloading it, is a fine balance you have to keep, unless of course you like submitting timed out captchas.
Finding workers to solve captchas should be fairly easy. Here is an example project on a freelance site, there are 113 bids. There is a more than adequate supply of people that will solve captchas for $0.001 each.
You should assign your workers shifts that cover the whole 24 hours, that way you can spread your captcha fetching throughout the day. You might be inclined to divide the day in three eight-hour shifts. Typing captchas for eight hours straight is not an easy feat. I think workers would be more comfortable and efficient with two or four-hour shifts.
Originally posted by clay2 baraka
reply to post by formerspook
You are part of a government sponsored behavioral experiment where they monitor your reactions to various material in order to develop a gauge to determine what triggers a "threat" reaction in the average populace. .
[edit on 12/2/2009 by clay2 baraka]
If he were do you think he would be on a message board? Besides, the No Such Agency was compromised long ago. Actually, I believe, the No Such was instituted to do the bidding of the owners in their bid for world domination. No, just another private contractor who through compartmentalization doesn't know who his true master is.
Originally posted by Alex22
Would you passably be working with National Security Agency (NSA)