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QR Codes Work, Just Not in the U.S.

You could say I am a bit of a fan of the potential of the lowly QR code. Mostly because the idea has merit, even though the implementations are generally terrible. I qualify that statement by limiting it to the United States. Outside of the U.S. they enjoy greater appeal…

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Tags: QR, usability, UX

My Presentation Slides: Making Your Site Printable

On Friday, May 17 I had the pleasure of speaking for the first time at Stir Trek, a one-day conference in Columbus, Ohio, that drew over 1,200 attendees (and I understand sold out in just a few minutes). Apparently the name is a reference to the MIX developer conference, for…

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Tags: css, html, print, QR, slides, speaking, standards, UX

Calling QR in Print CSS Only When Needed

For those of us who put together print styles for our sites, we’ve probably tossed around the idea of embedding QR codes so that users can quickly get back to a page they have printed. In the hardcopy version of my article for .net Magazine, “Make your website printable with…

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Tags: css, design, print, QR, standards, usability

Find QR Code Mistakes Before Making Your Own

The local AAF chapter here in Buffalo, Advertising Club of Buffalo, presented a primer on social media in its monthly AdLab event a couple nights ago. At the request of members, QR codes made an appearance on the topic list at the end of the presentation. While I could discuss…

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Tags: mobile, QR, rant, social media, UX

Making and Using QR Codes (at evolt.org)

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on its web site, and it is the only entity with the right to reproduce it. If you happened to spend any time…

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Tags: internet, mobile, QR, social media, standards

Bar Codes as Web Portals

The same night my article about QR codes (Real World Hyperlinks) goes up on evolt.org, TechCrunch posts an article about a company using bar codes in a novel way — The Secret Lives Of Objects: StickyBits Turn Barcodes Into Personal Message Boards.StickyBits, the name of the company and product, is…

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Tags: mobile, QR, social media

“Real World Hyperlinks” Article at evolt.org

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. You may be wondering what this graphic…

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Tags: Brightkite, Foursquare, Google, internet, Microsoft, mobile, QR

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