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Stephen Downes

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RFID tags - small, passive radio frequency identification tags embedded in objects - can be used to track inventory or, as this story suggests, help trace stolen musical instruments. The obvious next killer application: lapel-pin RFIDs broadcasting information (marital status, business card, sponsored personal advertising) to listening handhelds and other mobile devices. Now you can exchange business cards with someone merely by passing each other at the reception (so to speak). Yes, another quality million dollar idea brought to you for free from OLDaily.

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