Most of us carry a tracking device around with us every day in the form of the mobile phones, but some people are going further and having microchips embedded in their bodies.
Now the US Navy has grown so concerned over the practice that is drawing up an official policy to help it deal with personnel who have chips implanted.
Officials consulted with American presidential candidate and ‘transhumanist’ Zoltan Istvan to discuss the implications of fitting humans with microchips to enhance their powers.
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is already working on microchips that can be implanted into soldiers’ brains to make them more resilient to warfare.
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