Thursday, May 26, 2011

Books 2 Barcodes: The classics in QR

Books2Barcodes is an ongoing effort to convert all the world's great books to QR codes (2D barcodes). Each work featured here is the entire text of a piece of classic literature translated into several thousand barcodes. With a mobile device equipped with a camera and a barcode-scanning app, you can experience the joy of a great book as read through 800-character fragments on your cellphone.

At the moment their catalog includes:
Here is a sample from Ulysses (click to enlarge):

Found at Coudal Partners

The New Lifetime Reading Plan: The Classical Guide to World Literature, Revised and Expanded

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