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Most of us have had to fill out a reCAPTCHA at some point or another when logging onto Facebook or buying a ticket online. But did you know that this and other platforms utilize crowdsourcing to solve some of the Internet’s biggest problems? Alejandra traveled to Pittsburgh to talk with Guatemalan entrepreneur Luis Von Ahn, one of the creators of reCAPTCHA and, now, new language-learning app Duolingo.

ReCAPTCHA Creator Uses DuoLingo App to Have You Translate the Internet

Most of us have had to fill out a reCAPTCHA at some point or another when logging onto Facebook or buying a ticket online. But did you know that this and other platforms utilize crowdsourcing to solve some of the Internet’s biggest problems? Alejandra traveled to Pittsburgh to talk with Guatemalan entrepreneur Luis Von Ahn, one of the creators of reCAPTCHA and, now, new language-learning app Duolingo.

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