Latest Human-based computation Stories
Sick of having to put in a nearly unreadable, seemingly random combination of letters and numbers just to convince a website that you’re an actual flesh-and-blood human and not a machine? Google has heard you loud and clear.
Ever get frustrated trying to determine what the heck a reCAPTCHA says just so you can post to a comment section of a message board? Well, a newly-developed computerized vision system from Google has been able to solve...
Google Global Impact Award will enable Zooniverse, a nonprofit collaboration led by the Adler Planetarium and the University of Oxford, to make setting up a citizen science project as easy as
Vicarious, a California startup company that develops AI software, has announced that the algorithms used by its software can now reliably solve modern CAPTCHAs
T he Galaxy Zoo 2 project has enlisted over 83,000 volunteer citizen scientists online and made more than 16 million new galaxy classifications.
The heavens above are littered with trillions and trillions of stars packed into hundreds of billions of galaxies that are being painstakingly mapped out by astronomers with the aid of the general public.
Ashton Kutcher, along with New York-based Union Square Ventures, has invested a total of $3.3 million in the start-up venture Duolingo.
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