Thursday, 26 February 2015
Many interesting things happened today, no doubt about it. I learnt that the much anticipated Deluxe Edition of Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti is finally out. But then I also learnt something about Google's use of CAPTCHAs.
You probably encountered many of those during your journeys through the Internet. You know, those annoying things that ask you to type a cryptic pattern of text in order to verify you are no bot? Well, Google recently took them a step further. The layman thought this was in order to make the human verification process simpler; but the cynic read this article to learn that Google's CAPTCHAs are just another trick from the vast Google arsenal that is aimed at sucking in more private information from the people of this world.
Since Google's CAPTCHAs are a required step when one seeks to leave a comment on the pages of this blog, I urge you to not leave comments here.