A Wisconsin-based company will soon be installing microchips into their employees—but they swear it will not have any Orwellian features like GPS tracking.
The mere fact that they have to emphasize this suggests how untrustworthy many in the public are of these emerging technologies, but despite this, the company, Three Square Markets, expects over 50 workers to get voluntarily chipped.
Yes, the new feature is voluntary—for now—but it reflects a new trend in many industries to enhance workplace experience with technological advances.
The company plans to use an RFID chip—Radio-Frequency Identification—which is about no larger than a grain of rice.
It is embedded underneath the skin, in the space between the thumb and index finger.
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