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Luis von Ahn Is To Make The Internet His Bitch


Maker of CAPTCHA actually produces something awesome. Check this out, it”s the future of the internet–very cool.

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Date: 06/18/11 09:18 AM

32 Responses to Luis von Ahn Is To Make The Internet His Bitch

  1. Profile photo of surprisefire
    surprisefire Female 18-29
    28 posts
    June 15, 2011 at 4:09 pm
    Link: Luis von Ahn Is To Make The Internet His Bitch - Maker of CAPTCHA actually produces something awesome. Check this out, it`s the future of the internet--very cool.
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    betardfooser Male 30-39
    558 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 9:35 am
    This has been going on for years now....
  3. Profile photo of Oblivia
    Oblivia Female 18-29
    812 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 9:44 am
    A way too long video that turns out to be an advertise for duolingo.com....
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    birdz Female 18-29
    77 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 9:47 am
    TEDTalks really are the best.

    Skip to 8:55 for the new stuff (just captcha and recaptcha stuff before then).
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    ChrisMunich Male 18-29
    383 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 9:50 am
    Now i want to start using Duolingo, me likey!
  6. Profile photo of Argondey
    Argondey Male 18-29
    53 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:07 am
    time to start typing penis in for one of the two words until it lets me in
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    Mindle Male 18-29
    77 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:10 am
    so were basically doing someone elses job and not getting paid?
  8. Profile photo of terracottus
    terracottus Male 30-39
    280 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:37 am
    @Mindle You get Education for free. And if it`s true that what he siad, that the results are exactly as good as conventional online translation classes, it has the benefit of
    *not costing anything, therefor bein accessable to poor people
    *you doing something good, which gives you a warm, fuzzy feeling in your tummy
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
    3061 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:48 am
    Maker of CAPTCHA? Looks like the maker of NAMBLA.
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    serosian Male 18-29
    10 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 11:01 am
    @Mindle: Perhaps you didn`t watch the video or perhaps you don`t know english and need duolinguo, but you are performing a service while simultaneously receiving a service. You ARE getting paid in other words, except the amounts are equal, so they end up evening out.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
    3894 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 11:52 am
    Hero.

    Hero.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
    3894 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 11:55 am
    @mindle--facepalm

    Captchas-sites would require you to do them, regardless. This way your time is being used productively, instead of wasted.

    DuoLingo-You`re getting a language education FOR FREE, while your effort is used to translate texts.
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    kribbe Male 18-29
    2006 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 12:51 pm
    wow this is truly amazing! i`m going to use this to learn every single language in the world. i like that guy hes awesome!
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3282 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 2:15 pm
    It`s like distributed computing, only using humans. Pretty awesome idea. I signed up to be notified.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 2:21 pm
    This is a cool concept and think it can only get better
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    Ranakamarth Male 18-29
    294 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 3:34 pm
    That is truly amazing, he should be more famous!
  17. Profile photo of tn11
    tn11 Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    This is old... No one reads the things on 4chan on how to bypass these?
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    muhtalikuh Male 18-29
    241 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    Awesome. @tn11, not everyone goes to 4chan....
  19. Profile photo of SlothOfDoom
    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
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    June 18, 2011 at 7:06 pm
    Ok this is pretty cool.

    I wonder how Operation ReN!gger will be modified to mess with it.
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    TheSharpest Male 18-29
    1767 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 8:55 pm
    Who else thought he was going to talk about Inglip at one point?
  21. Profile photo of I-See-U
    I-See-U Male 18-29
    354 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:18 pm
    so basically, we are now working for free... while they make the profit????
  22. Profile photo of Paulacookie
    Paulacookie Female 13-17
    57 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:30 pm
    @I-See-U
    No. Not at all. :/ You learn for free while they translate the entire web for free. You`re not paying them anything except for your time, which you need to use anyway in order to learn a new language.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14621 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:33 pm
    SlothOfDoom you are too funny.
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    Max13007 Male 18-29
    200 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 10:50 pm
    great idea. i stumbled upon this site a while ago. I`m glad to know it`s actually getting started up
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    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
    1380 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 11:07 pm
    yayyy! I`ll finally get to learn Dutch!
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    malikymoo Female 18-29
    2028 posts
    June 18, 2011 at 11:12 pm
    er swear this came out years ago?
  27. Profile photo of Ascaris
    Ascaris Male 18-29
    47 posts
    June 19, 2011 at 4:23 am
    I want to be paid for that.
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    IshiiDaFishy Male 18-29
    773 posts
    June 19, 2011 at 8:02 am
    Now that I`ve finished this video, I no longer want to kill this man. Captcha may be evil, but this guy is my new favourite villain.

    I will be able to ReN!igger in another language!
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    Torizo Male 18-29
    316 posts
    June 19, 2011 at 9:39 am
    Already knew about this but its nice to know other people are interested.
  30. Profile photo of CoyoteKing
    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
    2988 posts
    June 19, 2011 at 9:09 pm
    so cool
  31. Profile photo of thelivingjen
    thelivingjen Female 30-39
    5 posts
    June 19, 2011 at 9:21 pm
    Saved me $500 right there.
  32. Profile photo of Kalon
    Kalon Male 13-17
    369 posts
    July 1, 2011 at 10:01 pm
    Im not doing so well at learning spanish. Im really excited to study with this! xD

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