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‘Are You A Human’ — The Better CAPTCHA

Stop the insane CAPTCHA madness! Ever been stuck in a log in screen because you couldn’t figure out what this meant:

Insane right? These things exist as roadblocks for bots and spam because only human beings should be capable of figuring these puzzles out. Well, IT DOESN’T WORK! I can barely make out any of that gibberish. Now compare that to this:

Thankfully I stumbled upon a really neat tool called PlayThru for your website (yes blogs included!) that turns CAPTCHA into a game! These contextual games make it impossible for a bot to figure out, allowing common sense in (most) human beings to prevail. Completing the face, baking the pancake, putting the right shape into the hole … these are more fun than trying to decipher next-to-impossible to read letters. This is a free tool you can install on your blog and it’s quite easy to set up.

Stop the CAPTCHA madness! Play a game instead! Check out

By Jayvee Fernandez

Jayvee Fernandez is a tech enthusiast, EAN certified SCUBA Diver and underwater photographer based in Metro Manila, Philippines. His photos and videos have appeared in various international and local publications including Random House Germany, Discovery Channel Canada, and CNN.

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