While trying to improve the ability for Google Maps to detect numbers in a photograph, Google has discovered the ability to decode CAPTCHAs. Turns out the new algorithm that can read numbers in
pictures with 90% accuracy also can read CAPTCHA puzzles with more than 99% accuracy. It suggests to brands that typing in a number should not be the only factor when it comes to determining a human
versus a machine.
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