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Can you decipher this?

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6th Feb 2006, 21:10   | tags:,,,,

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FilbertFox says:

keep looking at it but can't figure out what it is

6th Feb 2006, 22:38

ookiine says:

QR Code...

6th Feb 2006, 23:02

alfie says:

wahey!!

we are the borg resistance!!!

:D

neat huh?

6th Feb 2006, 23:22

Joe says:

I considered enocoding the moblog URL into this format and having it tattooed on my chest...maybe a bit too geeky though.

6th Feb 2006, 23:27

alfie says:

could be son, could be ;) We'd applaud you of course.

6th Feb 2006, 23:28

ookiine says:

Close Alfie, but along those lines....

7th Feb 2006, 00:23

beth says:

yes joe, it'd be worth a highlight at least..

7th Feb 2006, 00:27

alfie says:

I know ookiine, Im just too lazy to spell it all out!

7th Feb 2006, 06:07

ookiine says:

No worries, Alfie..

7th Feb 2006, 09:43

sslovetub says:

RFID is the only way forward. Big brother is coming..

8th Feb 2006, 21:42

ookiine says:

WOOT!

8th Feb 2006, 21:44

sslovetub says:

RF tags are some scary sh*t, they can be absolutely miniscule. You could be tagged right now and have loads of info beng passively scanned right off your butt every day without you even knowing it.
NOw where's my tinfoil hat got to?

8th Feb 2006, 21:49

ookiine says:

No, Kozika, I can't... US phone can't do that, at least with my carrier.

24th Mar 2006, 12:32

ookiine says:

24th Mar 2006, 15:46

ookiine says:

Well, it would be nice if all phones could read those, but I don't think my carrier will allow such stuff.

25th Mar 2006, 04:14

ookiine says:

From this web site:
QR Codes are basically 2-dimensional UPC or barcodes. As you can see on the manufacturer's page they're capable of holding quite a bit more data than a standard UPC code. It's an internationally standardized system of encoding information so that it can be read by a visual scanner. It's almost certain to be immediately superceded by RFID chips, assuming rabid anti-technology privacy advocates don't shift us back to the dark ages. ;)

These codes are quite common in Japan and are often seen on flyers and magazine ads. Cellular phone users can scan the code with their built-in camera and immediately have all the contact info they need entered into their camera, sorted appropriately.

These codes are reportedly quite durable, allowing up to 30% of the code to be obscured or removed by dirt, marks or damage and still be completely readable. The can be printed as a regular graphic by any printer, making them very flexible.

25th Mar 2006, 14:08

ookiine says:

WOOT! The updated app from the Apple App Store called "Barcode" now reads QR Codes! WOOOT!

3rd Aug 2008, 22:50