Month: July 2010

  • The fine art of human detection (how to fight bots)

    Through the history of computers, there were always programs trying to mimic human actions/behavior. From ELIZA in the sixties to these days the task raises in different fields of computers science: artificial intelligence, natural language processing, image processing, etc. Particular type of programs are designed to mimic or automate human-computer interactions. They produce inputs for other…

  • Mysql selecting top N per group

    It’s been a while since my last post, I’ve been busy lately. You may have noticed that I made a nice WEB2.0 game “How fast can you type the alphabet”. The game is simply about typing a-z as fast as you can and it keeps track of your best score. Currently three alphabets are supported:…

  • A-Z

    Do you remember the good old “how fast can you type a-z” contest ? Well, I recently needed to study jQuery and I always wanted to do develop using facebook’s API so I made this little webapp for old times’ sake. I think it’s pretty cool!