ARE injectable microchips an exercise in efficiency?



ARE INJECTABLE MICROCHIPS AN EXERCISE IN EFFICIENCY? Some employers in various parts of the world are now encouraging their workers to have radio frequency identity devices (RFIDs), or even microchips, embedded within their skin.
 
This, they claim, allows significant time savings and added levels of security when it comes to unlocking doors and even paying for one's lunch.
 
However, turning our bodies into hackable and trackable devices, using subcutaneous RFIDs, is arguably an exercise in false efficiencies. 
 
Whilst one might - and I think this debatable - save time in terms of unlocking doors, one might lose so much more in terms of privacy and identity.
 
 
This is true not only in light of the practical dangers of hacking and the privacy implications of tracking, but with respect to our view of our autonomous humanity. 
 
Is my unique identity to be primarily defined by and dependent upon having a uniquely numbered piece of tech inserted into my physiology? 
 
Think again before you consider this procedure, at work or elsewhere.

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