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    (Original post by Cleverboy1991)
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    The present scares me. In the long term, we're all dead - so it doesn't bother me as much.
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    Why would this scare anyone? We are well beyond the stage where printing a barcode on a person's head is in any way useful. Barcodes hold a very small amount of information which can already be better inferred in other ways. Not to mention this is not something that would ever happen in the first place.
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    Those pictures are scary but I doubt it'd be a barcode, they'd track you with little chips. I like technology when it's basic like the internet before 2010 and phones before 2010… technology is one things but technological advancement is another. I'm just glad I probably won't be alive to see 2100
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    (Original post by Acsel)
    Why would this scare anyone? We are well beyond the stage where printing a barcode on a person's head is in any way useful. Barcodes hold a very small amount of information which can already be better inferred in other ways. Not to mention this is not something that would ever happen in the first place.
    actually yes it will happen.

    who'd have thought 30 years ago that one day all dogs will be chipped and those who did not chip their dogs would be breaking the law ?
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    That guy holding a card on his forehead scares me. What are u doing fam? Put the bong down m8
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    they will make everyone carry a miniature computer with tracking technology in their pocket.... oh wait
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    (Original post by Cleverboy1991)
    actually yes it will happen.

    who'd have thought 30 years ago that one day all dogs will be chipped and those who did not chip their dogs would be breaking the law ?
    That's a entirely different comparison and you can't say with any certainty that in X years we'll all be walking around with barcodes on our heads.

    We didn't think that 30 years ago because the technology largely didn't exist. Barcodes clearly do exist and have existed for a long time. So that comparison is moot.

    Chipping animals also makes perfect sense. Tattooing barcodes to people's heads does not. And like I said we've already moved way past barcodes. QR codes and other methods of storage already store far more data, but we have already moved onto things like biometrics and implants. To take your chipping example, it's like asking if in the future all dogs will wear collars with identity tags. Asking if we'll all have barcodes is a step backwards.

    Not to mention all the issues related to people. Would you really have a tattoo with personal information on your forehead, where anyone can see and steal it? Of course not. Like I said, it's a stupid premise to think this would ever happen.

    And incidentally, it's not that much more advanced than using branding irons on slaves. That worked out well and is still widespread today right?
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    they will make everyone carry a miniature computer with tracking technology in their pocket.... oh wait
    U woke AF
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    (Original post by Acsel)
    That's a entirely different comparison and you can't say with any certainty that in X years we'll all be walking around with barcodes on our heads.

    We didn't think that 30 years ago because the technology largely didn't exist. Barcodes clearly do exist and have existed for a long time. So that comparison is moot.

    Chipping animals also makes perfect sense. Tattooing barcodes to people's heads does not. And like I said we've already moved way past barcodes. QR codes and other methods of storage already store far more data, but we have already moved onto things like biometrics and implants. To take your chipping example, it's like asking if in the future all dogs will wear collars with identity tags. Asking if we'll all have barcodes is a step backwards.

    Not to mention all the issues related to people. Would you really have a tattoo with personal information on your forehead, where anyone can see and steal it? Of course not. Like I said, it's a stupid premise to think this would ever happen.

    And incidentally, it's not that much more advanced than using branding irons on slaves. That worked out well and is still widespread today right?
    governemtn are planning to give verybody a mark on the right hand or forehead for buying/selling, one cannot buy/sell without a barcode in most cases.
    many conspiracy theroists believe the government are going to put a permanent barcode on our forehead or hands
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    governemtn are planning to give verybody a mark on the right hand or forehead for buying/selling, one cannot buy/sell without a barcode in most cases.
    many conspiracy theroists believe the government are going to put a permanent barcode on our forehead or hands
    Of course they are. Many conspiracy theorists also believe that the moon isn't real or that the Earth is hollow. How do I know that? Because it said so on the Internet. Seriously, why do people believe this sort of rubbish? There is no evidence to suggest anything you have said is true and even if it were it'd be a dumb idea for reasons already mentioned.

    What is far more likely (because we are already at this point) is devices such as smart watches that allow people to pay for things. More advanced versions of contactless payments, Android pay, etc. The next step is making the technology small enough to be implanted.
 
 
 
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