Science and Art – barcodes

I watched this video quite some time ago, but I figured it would be relevent to the discussion of science and art.   Basically, they’re talking about how someone is trying to make more aesthetically pleasing codes for cellphones and the like to scan, rather than the ugly barcodes and QR codes we have now.  The basic principle being that the key bits of data it reads are hidden in patterns in images, that only a computer would really take note of.

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