Welsh Village Covers Itself in QR Codes, Linked to Wikipedia, in Tourism Effort

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We recently considered the heretofore blasphemous notion that QR codes are not, in all instances, a complete waste of time. Here's more evidence that they can sometimes be interesting and useful—the Monmouthpedia project. The town of Monmouth in Wales (pop. 8,877) recently embarked on the "Monmouthpedia" project—a huge communal six-month initiative to affix QR codes to its notable landmarks, organizations and even people, and write Wikipedia entries on each of them, which the codes link to.

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