South African Trials Demonstrate “Convenience and Security” April 20, 2017 – Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and …Read More »
Transhumanists, biohackers, grinders: Who are they and can they really live forever?
PHOTO: Don’t try this at home: A grinder with a microchipped hand. (Supplied) Can transhumanists, biohackers and grinders live forever? The answer is maybe soon — at least according to them. Ok. So what’s a transhumanist? Like some scientists, they believe that ageing is a disease, and they are not afraid of taking human evolution into their own hands by harnessing …Read More »