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2D Barcode – Don’t Hesitate – It’s Time to 2D

2D barcode label on a warehouse wall2D Barcode – a source of inspiration?

One of our literary Label Experts was feeling particularly inspired by a 2D barcode and adapted a poem! See how our resident Shakespearean label nerd takes a whack at updating To Be or Not To Be but with a 2D barcode twist.

2D, or not 2D, that is the question—

Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The Slings and Arrows of outdated linear
Or to take arms against a sea of bars,
And by opposing thus end them? 2D, to 1D—
No more; and by 2D to say we end
The problems and the thousand Natural scratches
That Linear is heir to? ‘Tis a consummation
Devoutly to be wished. 2D, to color
To color, perchance to PM code; Aye, there’s the rub.

If this sounds familiar, it’s because it adapts famous lines from Shakespeare’s Hamlet:

To be, or not to be, that is the question—
Whether ’tis Nobler in the mind to suffer
The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune,
Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them? To die, to sleep—
No more; and by a sleep, to say we end
The Heart-ache, and the thousand Natural shocks
That Flesh is heir to? ‘Tis a consummation
Devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep,
To sleep, perchance to Dream; Aye, there’s the rub,

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