Thursday, October 08, 2009
It turns out that yesterday was the 57th anniversary of the initial patent of the barcode.
Since when, barcodes have become ubiquitous.
So much so that if you become an in-patient in a public hospital hereabouts, all your documents, X-rays, CAT scans, blood samples and other stuff are barcoded as is the white, plastic bracelet around your wrist.
Ha! Make your own barcode: barcoding