Luis von Ahn: Mass-scale Collaboration [Ted Talk]

When you hear stories like these you begin to realize how much change we can create when we cooperate.

After re-purposing CAPTCHA so each human-typed response helps digitize books, Luis von Ahn wondered how else to use small contributions by many on the Internet for greater good. At TEDxCMU, he shares how his ambitious new project, Duolingo, will help millions learn a new language while translating the Web quickly and accurately — all for free.

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