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bijou
06-15-2010, 10:20 AM
There's something exhilarating about meeting someone new, whether it's in a coffee shop or online. That is, until your new pal pulls a Lyndon Johnson and gets really friendly.

That sort of behavior is pretty common on Chatroulette, where users can "meet" and chat with random people with a click of a mouse. But to cut down on the parade of penises, the service is planning to add image-recognition software that will filter out shots of male genitalia, TechCrunch reports....
http://www.popsci.com/gadgets/article/2010-06/chatroulette-plans-genital-scanning-software-block-perverts

FlaGator
06-15-2010, 10:22 AM
http://www.popsci.com/gadgets/article/2010-06/chatroulette-plans-genital-scanning-software-block-perverts

I read that title and thought for sure this was spam.

bijou
06-15-2010, 10:23 AM
I read that title and thought for sure this was spam.

No, it's a different sort of meat altogether. :D

Gingersnap
06-15-2010, 10:25 AM
Chatroulette has got to be one of the biggest misuses of high tech ever created. It's just a live version of the Craigslist sex ads. :rolleyes:

Articulate_Ape
06-15-2010, 11:28 AM
Chatroulette has got to be one of the biggest misuses of high tech ever created. It's just a live version of the Craigslist sex ads. :rolleyes:

You have obviously carefully assessed the site using your own penis-recognition algorithm.

Gingersnap
06-15-2010, 11:39 AM
You have obviously carefully assessed the site using your own penis-recognition algorithm.

Luckily, yours is too small to detect. :p

Articulate_Ape
06-15-2010, 12:33 PM
Luckily, yours is too small to detect. :p


Well, I can't fault you for your programing skills.