This one just boggles the mind. Apparently a QR Code (a sort of fancy 2D barcode for URLs) that I generated pointing to
http://justinsomnia.org/ ended up in a YouTube demo video for MeeGo, a Linux-based mobile operating system joint-venture between Intel and Nokia.
Perhaps I have a fan out there in the MeeGo project? Much more likely, they grabbed it from Google Images after searching for “qr code,” where my image just happens to rank highly.
Of course I wouldn’t know this if it weren’t for some curious soul who saw the video on Engadget today, paused it at the 3:01 mark, and thought to use his cellphone to read the QR Code. And then probably wondered why the heck he was staring at my blog. Something tells me I should not expect a traffic spike from this.