Maverik does QR (and wastes your time)

I ran across this today at a Maverik convenience store. As always, I was excited to see a QR Code in a mainstream, high-traffic place. The card caught my attention as I waited for my change and receipt. I sat in my car and scanned the code. Found a decently designed...

Don't bother doing QR codes!

If you don’t give your customers a good user experience, especially with your advertising, you are wasting your time. If you are going to use QR Codes in your marketing/advertising, you really should learn the basics. I ran across some QR Codes in downtown Salt...

semapedia.org connects real world to the wiki world

I ran across http://semapedia.org/ a few days ago. It is a very simple concept. It allows you to create QR Code stickers for real-world objects. The codes link to a Wikipedia page. It is pretty much the purest example of what QR Codes can do to connect the real and...

QR Codes are gaining momentum

I was looking for evidence that QR Codes are gaining momentum. I’ve been doing research on then for months now. I just wanted to share this Google Insights chart of “QR Codes” in the US. It shows how searched for this term have grown over the past...

Taking QR Codes to the next level (visually)

This is really last year’s news, but since I’ve just begun discussing QR Codes here, I thought I’d quickly share some amazing work by Takashi Murakami with Creative Agency, SET [language: Japanese]. He is noted as the first one to take QR Codes...