QR Codes


Thinking Inside the Box – Your User Guide to QR Codes

By Kimberly Rene’ Vanecek

Illustration by Mercedes Lopez
Illustration by Mercedes Lopez

Strange looking little squares are popping up around El Paso. You can spot them on ads in magazines, fast food wrappers, business cards and on restaurant menus. The square is known as a QR code (short for Quick Response Code) and can offer information from discounts and coupons to links on the web.

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