Proposal+5—jonhjelly

Proposal:

For my research essay, I will be discussing weather or not receiving a identity chip will be beneficial  toward humanity or will it be a terrible idea. Having a identity chip can provide a surplus of benefits for society for example it can make buy things simpler or even starting a vehicle simpler as well. But as mush as this can be beneficial it could be a disasters. People can choose not to receive  the identity chip because of the lack of piracy.

  1. http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140209-why-i-want-a-microchip-implant

The Essential Content of the Article: This article provides a strong argument on a positive outlook on why having a microchip  implanted will be help towards human society. The author talks about how they tried to embedded a microchip from a train card into their body so that they can gain access with a wave of a hand and no card. Also he talks about if we can eventually have a microchip that is truly universal that was embedded in our bodies then it would be very help because we could have access to so much of the digital world. For example we can purchase things for the store with a wave of hand or withdraw money from the ATM without putting in a pin number. Simple things such as this will be extremely easier and safer. The author claims that having a micro chip embedded in our bodies will come more in handy for certain things.

What it Proves:   By this author listing the positive of having a identity chip within our bodies will help me provide better arguments for my research paper.

2. http://startupdope.com/people-agree-use-identity-chips/

The Essential Content of the Article: This article provides a list of pros and cons of having a Identity chip embedded into our skin. A radio-frequency identification microchip that could used to identify your body. A pro is that it will be good for traveling because it will be able to pinpoint our exact location. A con will be security reasons such as, if microchips exist then microchips readers will also exists as well. If a person has a microchip then they will be able to see your identity with out you having  a say in the matter. This author claims that having a microchip can be dangerous as much as it is useful because of the lack of privacy due to the microchip readers.

What it Proves: By this author stating pros and cons it gives me more information on mu topic also it gives me more information on the cons on this topic.

3. https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn5022-clubbers-choose-chip-implants-to-jump-queues/

The Essential Content of the Article: This article provides information on clubbers in Spain choosing to have a RFID chip implanted instead of a regular membership card because this way they will be able to skip lines and gain entry into the club. The article also talks about how this clubs states the benefits of having this chip is that it will be safer for people because they will not have to bring a wallet because they won’t need it. They have an in-house credit that will be linked to the micro chip. This way people leaving the club will be safer from robbery. This author claims that having a microchip is very beneficial for clubbing and makes it more fun and more safe.

What it Proves: By this article giving a positive example of how the microchips could be a great impact on society it gives me more information to write a better argument for the positives of having a microchip.

4. https://www.marketplace.org/2017/07/26/tech/sitting-down-three-square-market-microchips-its-employees

The Essential Content of the Article: This article talks about a company named Three Squared Market is inserting micro chips into their employees hand right in-between the pointer and index finger. The article is about employees talking about how it is such great device and how it allows them to get into their office, log into their computers, and buy lunch with just a wave of their hand. The claim this author is making is that having a microchip is a plus in the eyes of these employees because it makes the a simple task even easier.

What it Proves: By this article giving a insight into a company where they allow their works to have this micro chip, and have them talk about how great it is. It gives my more information to use in my research paper.

5. http://www.euronews.com/2015/06/23/rfid-chips-a-key-to-more-or-less-freedom

The Essential Content of the Article: This article provides another positive outlook on the micro chip. In this article the author talks about how it will be easier to unlock doors and how losing keys will never be an issue. The author of the article is a fan of the new technology and also gives useful information on the subject. The claim he makes it that having this microchip will make finding your lose car keys extremely easier to find, also he claims having this chip in general will make life easier.

What it Proves: By this article talking about the positives of this device it gives me more useful information on the positives of have this microchip embedded in our skin.

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