rfid.jpgAre you ready to pay for that new pair of kicks with your forearm?  A company based out of Cincinnati had two of its employees fitted with RFID’s, radio frequency identification tags, as “a way of restricting access to vaults that held sensitive data and images for police departments.”  This technology was first used thirty years ago on cattle to track the herd’s eating and breeding habits.  Discussions have begun concerning other uses of the microchip such as tracking Alzheimer’s patients and military personnel.  It does not seem far fetched to imagine a day when many of the basic functions of life are tied to the microchip.  You can already hear the frantic footsteps of people running to their shelves to reread the Left Behind books for an answer to all this madness.  Of course what would a story like this be without a solid collection of picket signs?  You can read the entire article here.  So here’s the question…are we living in the end times or is this just another technological advance like all the others?  I want to hear your thoughts.  Go…

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