Categories rants CAPTCHA: Just to prove you are a mathematician Post author By Brent Logan Post date March 4, 2011 2 Comments on CAPTCHA: Just to prove you are a mathematician I’ve ranted before about impossible CAPTCHAs. This one takes the cake pi. It’s gotta be a joke, and a good one a that. :-D Hat tip: Baekdal. Tags CAPTCHA, fail By Brent Logan Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. Ally. More about Brent. View Archive → ← I Learn Something Every Day → The View From 3A 2 replies on “CAPTCHA: Just to prove you are a mathematician” That’s like the billboards some years ago telling you to go to *.com, where * = the first 10 consecutive digits of e that were prime. That webpage gave you another math problem, and if you solved it you were invited to submit your resume to Google Labs. NPR has a 2004 story on Google’s billboard. There have been bus stop benches here in the Portland area advertising education with equations on them, but I think they’re designed to look hard rather than be something readily solvable to a simple number. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.