QR Hobo Codes

QR Hobo Codes

“Caveat Emptor” QR Code

I’m sure by now you’ve heard of, or at least seen a QR Code… you know those funny little square black and white designs you’ll sometimes see in an ad or on a sign somewhere? They’ve been around for about 10 years in Japan and Europe, but they’re just taking off here in the United States.

QR Codes (the “QR” stands for “Quick Response”) can hold varying amounts of data, even up to several pages worth of text. Anyone with a smartphone can read the code, and instantly decode the text, or connect to a relevant website. Newer phones have the capability built-in, and older models can use one of the free apps such as i-nigma. Continue reading