QR Code ruglette

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QR Code ruglette

Nikolaus Gradwohl, an Austrian MAKE subscriber, created a QR code of his mother’s name that she can weave into the rugs she makes. Our very own Becky Stern was showing off her knitted QR code scarf at the Mini Maker Square at the Google I/O conference last month. She hadn’t had much luck with getting phonecams to successfully scan the code before, but a number of people at the conference were able to read it.

QR-Code Carpet

2 thoughts on “QR Code ruglette

  1. Iceman says:

    Cool that Nicolaus’ reader software can read the QR Code ruglette. I stumbled uppon some codes and wasn’t able to decode it with my iphone…I think the camera sucks!

    Astonishing for me is that we Austrian’s really seem to love QR Codes

    You should watch this video (someone is branding his ass with a laser cutter) a friend send me today. He knows this CRAZY guys!


    [Editor’s note: Caution: naked male buttocks ahead.]

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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