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George Laurer, co-inventor of the barcode, dies at 94

Discussion in 'General Announcements' started by W0RIO, Dec 10, 2019.

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  1. W0RIO

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    The BBC reports on the passing of George Laurer, a former IBM engineer and pioneer of the barcode scanner.
    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-50726950

    What does this have to do with Ham Radio?
    "Fellow IBM employee, Norman Woodland, who died in 2012, is considered the pioneer of the barcode idea, which he initially based on Morse code."
     
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