07/26/2017: The company that’s planning to implant chips in its employees
Jul 26, 2017

07/26/2017: The company that’s planning to implant chips in its employees

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The company Three Square Market provides software that runs vending machines, self-checkout kiosks and, soon, microchips that can be implanted into its employees' hands. Vice President of International Development, Tony Danna, joins us to share what exactly these chips are capable of. Afterwards, we'll chat with Anatrope founder Tiffany Rad about two of the biggest hacking gatherings in the U.S.

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Would you let your boss microchip you?

Jul 26, 2017
The vending machine firm sees radio-frequency identification chips inserted directly into the hands of their employees as the future.
A microchip implant like the kind Three Square Market uses, inserted under the skin.
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The company Three Square Market provides software that runs vending machines, self-checkout kiosks and, soon, microchips that can be implanted into its employees’ hands. Vice President of International Development, Tony Danna, joins us to share what exactly these chips are capable of. Afterwards, we’ll chat with Anatrope founder Tiffany Rad about two of the biggest hacking gatherings in the U.S.

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