George Laurer – Barcodes

George Laurer died on Tuesday (10/12/2019). He was the co-inventor of the barcode. Hundreds of millions of people probably use barcodes every single day – groceries, deliveries, medicine, hardware etc – without giving them a second thought. The barcode was the 6th episode in a great series called “50 things That Made The Modern Economy”. Barcodes seem so trivial these days...

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