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The Barcode: Through Thick And Thin For 60 Years

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Today marks an important anniversary. On Oct. 7, 1952, the patent for the barcode was filed. For younger listeners, it may be hard to imagine that there was actually a time when everything you bought wasn't scan-able.
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