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June 20th, 2007 at 9:06 am

Wheat Field As Software

A hacker mowed a program into his wheat-field, creating a Semacode app that says "Hello, World."


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The German programmer, Bernd Hopfengärtner, wrote in Semacode, a type of visual code that contains "machine readable information" that can be used to graphically encode web-links. Since the code is visual, Ben was able to take a picture of his 160 square meter programming artwork from an airplane and have a machine read the code to output the words "Hello, World!"

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