Reply To: The future of everything
On 2014.01.31 at 2:13 am marigold wrote:
I guess QR codes are like barcodes – I did have an app that scanned barcodes and would tell you if the brand/product was ethical, had GMOs, etc – very useful (but only on US products) – so this sort of technology is useful for those who like info at their fingertips, accessible immediately online, so they can know before they buy etc…in the ‘old’ days we used newspapers, libraries and searching encyclopedia’s, which is much more limited in what info can be found.
One thing I read about recently that doesn’t sound like a great idea – smartdust – although too big to be ‘dust’ for now, they are working on making them smaller. I don’t like the idea of having a piece of dust on me (or ingesting it!) that is monitoring everything…
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/TECH/05/03/ … index.html