‘Captcha’ is every webdeveloper’s nightmare, I’m reliably informed 😉
So thanks to Faceboook for highlighting a huge, global problem: the waves of background noise that wash over all of us daily.
The hearing-assisted can sort it. What about the poor old ordinary hearing people?
Telephone manufacturers are running for cover.
“There’s a microphone right next to your mouth.” the sales guy said.
Only if your phone is long and fits the gap between your ear and your mouth! It should. That’s one way to stop people shouting into their mobiles. It could also look extremely cool if you don’t mind wearing plastic on your face half the day. Oops, sounds a bit like wearing a hearing-aid.
- No More Signing Back Into Facebook (hearingwellbeing.com)
- Background Noise – Choose It Or Lose It? (hearingwellbeing.com)
- The 10 most funny, inappropriate, and perplexing CAPTCHAs (geek.com)
- Facebook throws up roadblock for Google-hosted blogs (zdnet.com)