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  1. #1 Chatroulette Plans Penis-Recognition Algorithm to Block Pervy Users 
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    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/articl...block-perverts
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    I read that title and thought for sure this was spam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlaGator View Post
    I read that title and thought for sure this was spam.
    No, it's a different sort of meat altogether. :D
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    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingersnap View Post
    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.
    You have obviously carefully assessed the site using your own penis-recognition algorithm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    You have obviously carefully assessed the site using your own penis-recognition algorithm.
    Luckily, yours is too small to detect. :p
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingersnap View Post
    Luckily, yours is too small to detect. :p

    Well, I can't fault you for your programing skills.
    "The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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