Internet agency goes after 1 April joke actually implanting RFID chips in hand




The RFID chip could be used for logging of hours, for the unlocking of computers and to keep track of which section is a person. It pretends Nerds & Company at least in a press release . Also, the company that as many as 35 of the 45 employees proposes to allow voluntary chip implant and Friday ‘put’ the first 20 chips. Workers would have received a document containing information about privacy.

The company has posted on Facebook photos of patches including the first RFID chips might lurk. Although the appeal nerds on the social network claiming that it is not a 1st April joke, it turns out that to be the case, the co-founder Thijs Geerdink admits facing Tweakers. He explains that it was initially intended as an internal joke. Employees were actually to see the document and the decision to allow placing a chip. There turned out to actually be employees an RFID chip or are seen in their hand.

Then the fire and project manager of the company also decided to send out a press release and made an immediate flood of responses. So called a tattooist who announced that he would put the chips and also hung a direct manufacturer of RFID chips on the line.

As a result of all that enthusiasm the inventors have decided to carry out the actual partly joke. “Next Tuesday I let myself along with two other employees put a RFID chip by the tattoo artist,” says Geerdink. The chip will be used for geo location within the company. Developers are already may soon see a dashboard, which employees where chipped colleagues are in the building


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