20 April 2016

What code?

My flight back to Atlanta had cleared 10,000 feet. Which meant that I could connect to the internet. As a last step to getting connected, the system always gives a “captcha” – basically, you see what is written and then write it down. This is to make sure that it is indeed a human being trying to get connected (as opposed to bots, automated programs etc).

This morning, this is what the system showed me and asked me to type out the code I saw. What code? After memory, is eyesight the next thing to go with age? Or is this a trick question? πŸ™‚

I also have another question – if somebody has difficulty reading the code, why do they think they can read the link “Visually Impaired?” at all?


Posted April 20, 2016 by Rajib Roy in category "Travelogs


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