You know those compressed movie barcodes that we saw last week? Here’s a Python script by Benoît Romito to make your own. Run a .avi format movie through, and voila. Free gift idea: digitize some old home movies and make a personalized barcode for your family.
Code to make your own movie barcodes available
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