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WIRED SCIENCE | Luis von Ahn: Human Computation | PBS

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Uploaded on Dec 21, 2007

Computer scientist Luis von Ahn is best known for inventing those twisted, blurry words that websites ask you to type to post a comment or send an email. Host Ziya Tong talks to the genius award recipient about how he hopes to trick us all into digitizing old books, one CAPTCHA at a time.

To see the full segment, visit http://www.pbs.org/kcet/wiredscience/... after original broadcast. Tune in to WIRED SCIENCE on your local PBS station (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wiredscience

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