Yesterday was day 0 of the Google I/O conference. During this day, presenting developers set up their demo stations, known here as sandboxes, register, check in, and last but not least - receive shwag, also known as "free crap".
This year, the official shwag included:
- a Motorola Droid or a Nexus One
- an official Google I/O t-shirt (displayed below)
- 2 little Android figurines (displayed below)
After playing around with the figurines and throwing a party for them on my laptop (good times), I turned my attention to the t-shirt.
The t-shirt had 5 QR barcodes printed on it - the ones you scan with a barcode scanner app. Having heard of the scavenger hunt (codenamed SCVNGR) that Google was purportedly arranging for the duration of the conference, I concluded that these were the first clues.
Check them out below and use your barcode scanner to figure out where they lead!
Edit: I updated the photo with the last 2 barcodes, which should now scan but the first 3 aren't working out. Here are the links: