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A real-life company is implanting microchips in employees

After a semi-painless injection between the thumb and index finger, a microchip is implanted in another employee. A cyborg is now created, and this human/machine mashup runs off to buy a smoothie using his or her new sub-dermal implant. If that sounds futuristic, it’s because we’re conditioned to this as a sort of science fiction trope: human gets implanted, its overlords are now in control. For a Swedish company, however, the practice of implanting microchips into its employees has become routine, popular even. At Epicenter, a Stockholm-based co-working space, employees and renters are eagerly lining up as volunteers to get the microchip implant. Its not mandatory, but over 150 people at Epicenter are already walking around with the implant

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