Find The Military's Hidden QR Codes And Rake In $40,000 -- MSNBC/Innovation
You'll likely need your social media networks for scavenger hunt contest already under way.
Got a smartphone? You can win up to $40,000 if you're first to find all of the U.S. military's special QR codes hidden across the continental United States. But the huge geographical scope of the contest means that people will probably need to turn to their social media networks to find all the codes.
There's a reason why the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wants to watch code hunters collaborate on Facebook and Twitter. It planned out the " DARPA CLIQR Quest " as a real-life game to simulate how the public can help find essential resources during national emergencies — a very real concern for the military when responding to humanitarian crises or disasters such as the Haiti earthquake of 2010.
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Update: DARPA Launches QR-Locating Game As Test Of Distributed Resource Gathering -- Tech Crunch
My Comment: My prediction .... a winner will be announced very soon.