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.

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# CAPTCHA: Just to prove you are a mathematician

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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.

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.