Often times, adult websites will put up pathetic disclaimer pages asking if the user is of an appropriate age in order to continue browsing the website. Obviously, any five year old can just lie about their age, so such tactics of preventing adolescents from watching adult content are futile. WatchCornNow.com is the first adult website to revolutionize the prevention of kids from watching adult content by adding an extra layer of protection (if you will) to the age confirmation process.
What it does
WatchCornNow.com first shows your standard adult content disclaimer page. After confirming that you are indeed at least 18 years old, you are prompted to take a selfie with your computer's webcam to validate the user's claims of being at least 18 years of age.
How I built it
We built the frontend of WatchCornNow.com with React, used Microsoft's Face API to validate the users age by the use of facial analysis, and used Microsoft's Bing Search API to fetch the articles of cornography.
Challenges I ran into
Building a website full of cornographic images was quite distracting. However, knowing that this website would be the first in the world to implement facial analysis to validate the age of users (and thus protect the innocence of many kids) was what made this challenge well worth the effort.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Not only does Watch Corn Now protect the innocence of adolescents, but it also implements an infinite scrolling list of corn images for users who are of appropriate age.
What I learned
There are many types of corn. Popcorn, candy corn, corn flakes, corn on the cob, corns on your feet (i.e. calluses), and the list goes on and on.
What's next for Watch Corn Now
We definitely want to be the leader in adult websites that truly only allow adults to view it's content. As such, questions which only adults would know will be added to further increase the security of our website's content. These questions include but are not limited to: "How do income taxes work?", "Does Santa exist?", and of course "Where do babies come from?".