A Wisconsin company is about to become the first employer in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees. That is correct: microchip implants.

Three Square Market designs software for vending machines, the kind typically found in employee breakrooms. So far, about 50 of the 85 employees have elected to participate. The company CEO, Todd Westby, is betting that his people will trade privacy for convenience. Westby opines that the implantable chips will make the lives of employees better — or at least a little more convenient. The chips are pre-programmed to perform certain mundane functions, including allowing access into company offices and into secure IT networks.

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