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Your Boarding Pass Barcode Can Reveal Your Future Flight Schedule

Your Boarding Pass Barcode Can Reveal Your Future Flight Schedule

When you pick up a boarding pass, it has many of your personal details splashed all over it. But the innocuous-looking barcode contains an even richer seam of information about your travel plans and habits — and it may pay to keep it hidden away from prying eyes.

Giz Explains: How QR Codes Work, And Why They Suck

Giz Explains: How QR Codes Work, And Why They Suck

QR codes are a technology that desperately wants our attention. They appear everywhere from supermarket shelves and magazines to hiking trails and tombstones. Never heard of a QR code? You’re looking at one right now. Scan the image at the top of this article, and it will open a link…