TRC #368: Barcodes and 666 + Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock + Do Tax Cuts Cause Job Growth

TRCBARCODETRC brings you a hella diverse show this week!  First, Pat sidles up to the bar code to determine whether the 666 conspiracy theory holds any weight. Next, Adam takes a facts-based look at the recent controversy around 14 year old Ahmed Mohamed’s homemade clock. Finally, Darren points his skeptical lense at the political argument that small business tax cuts stimulate job growth.

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Barcodes and 666

99% Invisible: Barcodes

Cut the Knot – Barcode Encode Parity

Explain That Stuff : Barcodes and Barcode Scanners

Wikipedia: Number of The Beast

Barcode Island: PC-A Symbology

Wikipedia: UPC

Global Trade Item Number: Guide to Barcode Symbologies

ComputALabel:  About Barcode Symbologies

Virtual Salt: No Hidden Sixes

Wikipedia: George J. Laurer

Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock

Richard Dawkins questions Ahmed Mohamed’s ‘motives’ and sparks backlash – The Guardian

Reverse Engineering Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock… and Ourselves. – Artvoice

Here’s how a Texas school explained arresting a 14-year-old Muslim boy for making a clock

7 Kids Not Named Mohamed Who Brought Homemade Clocks to School And Didn’t Get Arrested – Gawker

Do Tax Cuts Cause Job Growth

CBC

Forbes

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