In Defense of QR Codes for Small Businesses and Retail

Photo by Mitya Ivanov on Unsplash
A human-like, robotic hand reaches out with an open palm
“I’m powered by QR codes and have come for your job” (Photo by Possessed Photography on Unsplash)

The fact that miserable aspects of tipped-wage jobs are starting to be automated away is NOT A BAD THING.

This thing is the bartender’s closest enemy and, even then, someone still has to check ID, change the bottles, push the button, and serve the drinks.

What’s important is recognizing and acknowledging the differences between good and bad uses so we can address the bad ones.