A Wisconsin company has carried through on its promise to chip its employees, hosting a “chip party” Tuesday to implant the microchips in its workers’ hands. The microchip allows them to open doors, log onto computers or even buy snacks in the break room by a simple wave of their hand. The company, “Three Square Market,” says it does not include G.P.S. to track employees and the chips cannot be used to get private information. So far, 41 out of 85 employees decided to get the


chip. They hope it will advance to be used for more broadly for activities like air travel, public transportation, and storing medical information. And some experts believe it’s just a matter of time before these microchip implants become widespread. “I do think it’s the wave of the future,” said Noelle Chesley, associate professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. READ MORE