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The bafflingly ubiquitous Quick Response (QR) code may have finally found its ideal use case after a Turkish tattoo parlour decided to feature the 21st century bar-code in an ingenious scheme to weed out job applicants. Istanbul ad agency BÜRO was recently hired by upmarket tattoo emporium Berrge Tattoo to help it hire some new …

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More innovative use, long before...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3qv2dSXQXk

(Skip the first couple of minutes to jump to the demo of the QR tattoo being scanned.)

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Fail

It seems to me that this could easily be done by Inverting the colours and increasing the contrast. Maybe if you were bored you would bother to colour it in.

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I'm glad I'm not alone in thinking this was easier done that way. Interesting that they thought of it, but alter digitally works much more easily

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Yes. You could cheat. You can always cheat. But what's the point?

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"Virtual shelves"

Now that is a smart use of this tech. Thumbs up for clever idea.

Now, what sort of quality and price should you expect from Tesco South Korea?

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Anonymous Coward

And Agent 47 jus got a bar code

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KARLs "QR" code is not a QR code it is a data tag

i had my QR code Tatt, which WORKS, in april 2011

http://blog.species5618.net/2011/04/12/a-step-away-from-the-norm/

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