It’s fun, it’s flashy — but is it useful? As my hubby and I explore my new convergent phone (a Nokia N95) with the bells and whistles, the code scanner has been the latest facet to catch our attention.
I’d had the great good fortune to attend Marcus Ragus’s session on mobile technologies at eDayz 2006 and he’d mentioned a public art project involving generating mobile codes and pasting them at various spots for people to scan. V. kewl.
I can also see the benefit in creating one on a paper business card or as an email signature so that people could move your information directly into their mobile address books.
Here’s a link to the Nokia site: http://mobilecodes.nokia.com/index.htm
And a question for you to answer: