An increasing number of people are choosing to implant themselves with microchips. But conspiracy theories about the practice exploit fears surrounding body autonomy.
Compulsory microchipping has the potential to improve the identification and reunification of missing and stolen pets, but this potential can only be met if the current system is fixed.
Tiny electronic items can identify pets, clothes and even people. Evangelical Christians aren’t the only people worried about what this technology might mean.
Seemingly innocuous security chips could enable companies to monitor employees in more sinister ways.
After you’ve finished reading this, take the time to ensure your dog or cat’s microchip details are up to date. It might just save your pet’s life.
Sweden’s deep relationship with digital technology helps explain why its biohacking scene is so unique.