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CAPTCHA – when humans no longer pass

The Internet is steadily moving on and soon the bots will be able to solve problems that most humans won’t. It started slowly with text recognition, now we have pictures… what will be next?

I cannot say, but I know this, it is getting more and more difficult to pass the CAPTCHA test. It is kind of inevitable that bots will be able to surpass humans in the next decade, and here is my problem.

I am a web developer and I see no way out of this. What will we do? How will it change the internet? How will it change our relation with it? At some point, there will be few billions people and few trillions of machines online… Then what?

This blurb first appeared at Reddit.