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[[Grinders]] choose to voluntarily augment their bodies using such technologies and advocate this as an entirely elective procedure.
 
[[Grinders]] choose to voluntarily augment their bodies using such technologies and advocate this as an entirely elective procedure.
  
Some voices such as a [[Zoltan Istvan]] has gone as far as advocating chipping as a solution for managing refugees,<ref>[http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/news/presidential-candidate-suggests-we-microchip-syrian-refugees-7402602 Presidential Candidate Suggests We Microchip Syrian Refugees]</ref> and parents tracking their children.<ref>[https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1292761/us-navy-considers-plans-to-fit-humans-with-microchips-and-track-their-every-move/ Spy nation? US Navy ‘discussed plans to fit humans with microchips and track their every move]</ref>
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Some voices such as a [[Zoltan Istvan]] has gone as far as advocating chipping as a solution for managing refugees<ref>[http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/news/presidential-candidate-suggests-we-microchip-syrian-refugees-7402602 Presidential Candidate Suggests We Microchip Syrian Refugees]</ref> and parents tracking their children.<ref>[https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1292761/us-navy-considers-plans-to-fit-humans-with-microchips-and-track-their-every-move/ Spy nation? US Navy ‘discussed plans to fit humans with microchips and track their every move]</ref>
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== In fiction ==
 
== In fiction ==
 
Mandatory chipping is an established [[fascist transhumanism|fascist]] [[dystopia|dystopian]] trope. Whether it's [[The Borg]] in [[Star Trek]] assimilating an individual against their will or an advanced benevolent civilization with 'health chips',<ref>[http://stargate.wikia.com/wiki/Health_implant Stargate.wikia.com:Health monitor]</ref>, the technology inevitably becomes used for evil.
 
Mandatory chipping is an established [[fascist transhumanism|fascist]] [[dystopia|dystopian]] trope. Whether it's [[The Borg]] in [[Star Trek]] assimilating an individual against their will or an advanced benevolent civilization with 'health chips',<ref>[http://stargate.wikia.com/wiki/Health_implant Stargate.wikia.com:Health monitor]</ref>, the technology inevitably becomes used for evil.
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microchip_implant_(human) Wikipedia:Microchip implant (human)]
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== References ==
 
== References ==
  
 
[[Category:Cyborgization]]
 
[[Category:Cyborgization]]
 
[[Category:Emerging technologies]]
 
[[Category:Emerging technologies]]

Latest revision as of 12:02, 23 October 2016

A Microchip implant covers a range of technologies for placing tracking or processing devices into humans. They may be used in a military, corporate or personal context.

Current generation technologies function primarily as a convenience for the user, as the unique identifer transmitted is easy to clone and spoof in a security context.[1]

Politics

Grinders choose to voluntarily augment their bodies using such technologies and advocate this as an entirely elective procedure.

Some voices such as a Zoltan Istvan has gone as far as advocating chipping as a solution for managing refugees[2] and parents tracking their children.[3]

In fiction

Mandatory chipping is an established fascist dystopian trope. Whether it's The Borg in Star Trek assimilating an individual against their will or an advanced benevolent civilization with 'health chips',[4], the technology inevitably becomes used for evil.

External links

References