by Bethaney Wallace
For decades police departments and highway patrols have been enforcing drinking laws with what is known as the sobriety test. Questionable drivers are pulled over and asked to walk a straight line, reverse the alphabet (a feat I’m not sure I could accomplish completely sober), or touch fingers to their little noses. But with the invention of a new product, it won’t be just the roads being checked for the intoxicated, it will be the Internet as well.
14Four Interactive, an online development agency, began making online sobriety kits last year, a program where a user must complete simple tasks before logging into their favorite social media accounts. Those who download the application follow instructions, such as typing the alphabet backward or following a moving object with their mouse, to prove their sober-ness.Read More