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Google has a new captcha

Google is improving the dreaded captcha, Microsoft kills off clip art, Steam starts to stream and the PlayStation turns 20 years old today.

By December 3, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,588: 20 years of PlayStation, Google improves captcha, dead tech of 2014

Today marks 20 years of PlayStation, so Iyaz and Jeff take a stroll down memory lane and forget when most of the consoles of the 90s were released. Also, Google improves on captcha and we'll count down all the dead tech of 2014.

By December 3, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,588: 20 years of PlayStation, Google improves captcha, dead tech of 2014 (podcast)

Today marks 20 years of PlayStation, so Iyaz and Jeff take a stroll down memory lane and forget when most of the consoles of the 90s were released. Also, Google improves on captcha and we'll count down all the dead tech of 2014.

By December 3, 2014

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Microsoft's end to clip art makes Fallon weep

What are Microsoft Office users to do now that clip art is no more? "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon is not happy. He also says goodbye to Google's Captcha.

By December 12, 2014

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The 404 1,198: Where we captcha your mace face (podcast)

The week leading up to the Super Bowl is the only time people seek out and watch commercials, but a rejected PornHub submission that's surprisingly safe for work is using the Internet as its consolation prize.

By January 30, 2013

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Ep. 1198: Where we captcha your mace face

The week leading up to the Super Bowl is the only time people seek out and watch commercials, but a rejected PornHub submission that's surprisingly safe for work is using the Internet as its consolation prize.

By January 30, 2013

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The 'I hate passwords' guide

Until a safer, saner alternative is available, we're stuck with an insecure, outdated authentication technique. Here's how to make the best of a bad situation while we wait for services to get serious about verifying identities.

By April 29, 2014

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Best CAPTCHAs that won't break your head

Don't you hate those CAPTCHAs that leave you squinting at the screen in irritated bewilderment? Here are some systems that are a little more user friendly.

8 Images By October 29, 2012

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Pingrid: password security based on pattern recognition

Pingrid is a password system that aims to increase your online security by changing your password every time by having you enter a pattern on a grid.

By March 17, 2014

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New CAPTCHA tests your empathy skills

A new kind of CAPTCHA tests your humanity — literally — by asking you to identify the "right" emotion in situations of civil rights violations.

By October 8, 2012