Swedish Startup Hub Epicenter Implants Microchips Under Employees' Skin

Swedish Startup Hub Epicenter Implants Microchips Under Employees' Skin


Publication Title
The Associated Press
Publication/Creation Date
April 17 2017
Creators/Contributors
James Brooks (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
"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."
HCI Platform
Implantables
Relation to Body
In
Related Body Part
Hand
Marketing Keywords
Epicenter, Biohax

Related Items
James Brooks
Date archived
April 18 2017
Last edited
July 5 2021
How to cite this entry
James Brooks. (April 17 2017). "Swedish Startup Hub Epicenter Implants Microchips Under Employees' Skin". The Associated Press. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/1942