• Oesterlund uses his NFC chip as his key to get into his tattoo studio. Makes sense — when your key is part of your body, you can’t lose it, and you can be sure nobody else has it. He’s a tattoo artist but he also does implants on the side.
  • The NFC chips are not complicated. They only have 880 bytes of memory. According to the AFP, there are 10,000 humans with implanted digital chips.
  • “It felt weird for a couple of weeks… Then I started to understand that I’ve forgotten what it is to carry a badge to work, I’ve forgotten what it means to open a door with a key,” said one cyborg who is currently employed by Kaspersky, an internet security firm.

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