Interesting article about how and why websites use Captcha to authenticate users.
Can scan 200 page book in 15 minutes, although it still requires someone to manually turn the pages.
The Pulse pen has great potential in notetaking, audio capture, etc. The Echo picks up where the Pulse left off and includes app launching, a dictionary function, and drawing on your computer by drawing on paper. Check it out… http://gizmodo.com/5590745/livescribe-echo-the-smartpen-gets-some-brilliant-upgrades
This article talks about how closed-captioning on television is required but captioning for that show on the internet is not. With Youtube.com rolling out their captioning system earlier this year we can see that progress is being made but until other big companies like CNN, ESPN, CBS, etc. jump on board there will continue to be a gap in web video captioning.