As the use of radiofrequency identification (RFID)- the touch technology behind Myki, access cards and payWave- increases, people are beginning to inject it into their own bodies in lieu of using cards.
Its an exciting development, bringing with it the potential for an array of revolutionary interactions between humans and technology.
But are there any downsides? And should we be tampering with nature and biology?
Originally appearing on Episode 17 of Cataclysm: The Catalyst Podcast
Music by Podington Bear
Photo by Evan Young
Citation: Katina Michael with Evan Young, August 18, 2016, "Human Microchipping: Literal life hack or dangerous experiment?", The Catalyst Podcast, https://soundcloud.com/evanbyoung/human-microchipping-literal-life-hack-or-dangerous-experiment