Swedish workers implanted with microchips to replace cash cards and ID passes

As with most new technologies, it raises security and privacy issues.

    What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace is almost routine at the Swedish startup hub Epicenter. The company offers to implant its workers and startup members with microchips the size of grains of rice that function as swipe cards: to open doors, operate printers, or buy smoothies with a wave of the hand.

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