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Re: study on audio captchas seeking participants


From: Gareth Dart
Date: Jun 19, 2008 9:10AM

Having just participated, I have a new sympathy for those who complain
about audio captchas. Some of those were actually disturbing to listen
to. The ones with a background sussuration are especially paranoia
inducing - I couldn't help but wonder what the hell they were saying and
if it was about me.


Gareth Dart
Web Developer
Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)
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Subject: [WebAIM] study on audio captchas seeking participants


A friend of mine, Jeff Bigham, a Graduate student at the University of
Washington in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering is
conducting research into audio captchas, the goal being to use the
results to inform future development.

Whether you are sighted or have a visual impairment, if you are
interested in taking part in the research, go to
http://webinsight.cs.washington.edu/webeval/captchas/ - the study should
take no more than 15 minutes, and you will need to install the latest
Flash player, if you don't have it on your system

Feel free to pass this along to others who might be interested.