30 May '15, 7pm

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CaseOrganic/Flickr Though it's been around for a while, QR code technology has yet to really catch on with American consumers. But that might finally be changing, as its deployment by the likes of Snapchat, WalMart, and bunches of Bitcoin users is beginning to make QR codes more ubiquitous. If so, it could be good news for small businesses, political activists, sex workers, fundraisers, fringe groups, and anyone interested in sending funds quickly and anonymously with ease. The versatility of QR codes is a big part of their appeal, as I explain in a new piece at Playboy : A code can be scanned and read from a TV broadcast or a YouTube video, a business card, a Twitter profile, even a necktie . At the Netherlands' Modez Hotel, one room is outfitted in QR code wallpaper, drapes and furniture, with each code linked to a bit of erotica, a sexy photo or an adult film clip. Voda...

Full article: http://reason.com/blog/2015/05/30/qr-codes-bitcoin-and-mo...

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