Remember your loved ones with a gravestone QR code

One day, perhaps, we’ll have holograms that appear when we go to the pay our respects at the graves of departed loved ones. They’ll show up like a message from Princess Leia, say hello, and disappear after comforting the visitors. Until then, we have a stopgap technology: QR codes.

Easily one of the most maligned inventions in recent years, you can still find the humble black-and-white squares everywhere. That includes cemeteries, as the Anchorage city council has voted to let families place the codes on the local columbarium wall.

For $ 150, families can see off their loved ones with an interactive obituary hosted online by Quiring Monuments, which explains the process in a promotional video called “Living Headstones® – QR Codes Turn…

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