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QR Codes: Funny Pixels

What are QR codes? And why are people talking about them? You may or may not have seen these funny little barcode things, either in magazines, on billboards or even on plane or train tickets. But before we can get into what they are and what they do, you need to know where they come from.   QR codes were first created in 1994 by a subsidiary of Toyota, called Denso Wave, to track vehicles during the manufacturing process and are effectively just a different kind of barcode.   Why did we need another kind of barcode you ask?  ...