QR code made out of umbrellas breaks world record

Biggest human QR code Mission Hills China

The largest human barcode was formed by 2,000 people at the Mission Hills luxury golf and spa resort. On the grounds of the largest golf facility in the world, Mission Hills Shenzhen, in China, the 2,000 employees of the luxury golf and spa resort grouped themselves together in order to form a massive QR code by standing together and holding umbrellas. The effort was made in order to help to promote the eco-tourist industry in the area. The QR code was aimed at tourists around the world who are interested…

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QR codes leaking personal information in China

Indentity Theft

Since the emergence of QR codes into the international limelight, there have been issues regarding security. It is becoming more apparent that the codes can be used to exploit the curiosity of those who may not be familiar with them. The scanning of codes linked to malicious content, such as viruses, can put a mobile user’s private information at risk. However, the codes posing risks to privacy are not always so clear to identify. China has recently enjoyed the successful launch of their new bullet trains. The trains are fast…

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