PAYPAL HEAD WANTS BRAIN CHIPS TO REPLACE PASSWORDS

New technology will have to fit inside ‘cultural norms’ to be accepted Paypal’s ‘Global Head of Developer Evangelism’ Jonathan LeBlanc is pushing implantable brain chips as a replacement for passwords, but insists that such technology must be made to fit inside “cultural norms” before it is accepted by the general public. In a presentation called ‘Kill…

RFID TRACKING SYSTEM TO REPLACE LICENSE PLATE?

License plates are a once-sensible administrative tool that today undercuts privacy Image Credits: Joe Ross / Flickr. Until recently our auto travels — in public — have been essentially private. Scattered individuals may have observed our locations at given moments, but the bulk of our public movements have been practically obscure. Nobody collected data in a…