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Swedish offices implant employees with microchips: ‘We call it augmented humanity’

Washington Times
Cheryl K. Chumley
February 6, 2015

The Epicenter complex in Stockholm, Sweden, has started inserting microchips beneath the skins of consenting employees, who then use the technology to simply wave open the locks on doors or access office copier and printing machines.

“We call it augmented humanity,” Faith Popcorn, the author of “Dictionary of the Future,” told the New York Daily News. “We foresee a future in which everyone will have an implanted chip that will benefit our personal lives as well.”

The chip — similar to the type used in pets — is designed by Biohacking Group, the New York Daily News reported. It’s a small device about the size of a grain of rice and emits radio waves. Continue reading Swedish offices implant employees with microchips: ‘We call it augmented humanity’

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