Sunday, May 20, 2012

Stamps and Philately


The Sticky World of Stamps and Philately


By
Gyan C A Fernando

My personal stamp
Illustrated by N. Senthilkumaran

The other day I was extolling the virtues of stamp collecting, in particular the aesthetics, the tranquil and genteel aspects of this hobby etc. for the benefit of a very young and impressionable son of a friend of mine, when my grown up niece Samanmalie, aka “Sam”, butted in. 

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Incas and QR Codes


 
The Incas and QR Codes
QR Code
QR Code
Inca boss, Viracocha
Inca boss, Viracocha
Remember that we told you about this first!

There is now definite proof that the Incas invented QR codes. 

The Incas never had a conventional written language which led many Archaeologist types to conclude that the Incas were thick. 

My own research, that of re-reading Herge's Tintin books again and again, show that Viracocha, an Inca God-type, created QR codes after himself! (There is more)