Killer K

Killer K

Have you ever had to play some alphabet game where you had to come with words that start with a certain letter?

If so, you probably know that some letters are really challenging. Of course, there are the usual suspects. I’m looking at you, X, Z and Q.

Then there are those letters that you don’t fear because you just know that there are plenty of words that start with them, like S, T and R.

Then there’s K.

CAPTCHA rant, WTF version

CAPTCHA rant, WTF version

Chances are you’ve come across this fine, smart and user-friendly system when trying to log into a site, or while trying to leave a comment on someone’s blog.

According to captcha.net:

A CAPTCHA is a program that protects websites against bots by generating and grading tests that humans can pass but current computer programs cannot. For example, humans can read distorted text as the one shown below, but current computer programs can’t: