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Nov 9, 2019

The rise of microchipping: are we ready for technology to get under the skin?

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Three Square Market was a test case, the first company in the US to offer implants to employees on a public stage. But the highly charged reaction, which linked the devices not only to pernicious surveillance but to a vision of tech-apocalypse, raised a question that Österlund is still grappling with: is the world ready for technology to get under the skin?


As implants grow more common, experts fear surveillance and exploitation of workers. Advocates say the concerns are irrational.

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