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SINGAPORE (AP) -- Technological advances will one day allow computers to be implanted in the human body and could help the blind see and the deaf hear, according to Bill Gates. But the Microsoft chairman says he's not ready to be hardwired.
Originally posted by Kidfinger
As with any new technology, there is a chance for both good and bad outcomes of the chips. Personally, I would like to see some restrictive legislation passed that would inhibit forcing anyone to0 have the chips implanted.
Originally posted by PurityOfPeace
What good reason is there for all your data to be stored on a computer, and your body tracked every minute of the day? I am sure we will be given some absurd reason, i just can't think of what it might be.
Originally posted by mrwupy
The chip implant could be used for many, many good reasons. It can also be used for many, many bad ones.
How it's used is up to who ever controls the information coming from them.
Originally posted by NoJustice
Antoine Hazelaar has a chip on his shoulder - or rather just beneath the skin of his left arm. It's a piece of silicon the size of a grain of rice, and it emits wireless signals that are picked up by scanners nearby. Ever since the 34-year-old website producer had the chip implanted in his arm, he's enjoyed VIP status at Barcelona's Baja Beach Club. Instead of queuing up behind velvet ropes, Hazelaar allows the bouncer to scan his arm, and strolls right in. If he wants a drink, the bartender waves an electronic wand that deducts from the 100 Euro tab on Hazelaar's chip.
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
What the hell is wrong with a debit card? I can see the advantage of having chips to help with medical conditions and whatnot, but when I get too lazy to pull out my wallet to produce ID and pay for a drink, stick a fork in me, I'll be done.
Originally posted by warthog911
DOes he know it means the mark of the beast.The odd thing is that not even cnn mentions about the 666.
Originally posted by WestPoint23
This would be good for the military, each soldier can have his medical information like his blood type and any other allergies on a chip implanted in his arm. If he got injured or wounded the medics would know exactly who he is and what his medical health information is.