Feel like torturing someone?

Blog posted on May 21, 2009 Awesome

If you’re having that kind of day, the kind where if you could only do things outlawed by the Geneva Convention to someone who can’t retaliate, you’d feel much better, I have the solution for you.Torture a stranger whose job it is to be patient and polite. You know those online services where you can “chat” to a live person?

I spent over an hour making a guy prove he was human by doing simple math, answering trick questions and performing other linguistic gymnastics that a computer hopefully isn’t smart enough to do.

And if they are and they have us all fooled, then i for one would like to be among the first to bow down to our future digital overlords…