The weirdo world of barcodes, QR and auto-ID miscellany.
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Barcodes In Space
When you live and work in a tiny, airtight capsule for weeks or months on ends, things get a little messy. When over the years 150-plus roommates move in and out, leaving their various space tools and dirty socks all over, it gets to be a right pig sty. You can never find anything.
The solution, of course (as with all of life's challenges), is barcodes.