Injectable Body Sensors, Your Health, and ID2020

Injectable body sensors are being developed in the health arena to track one’s bodily functions. In a seemingly separate effort, Microsoft and partners are working to develop universal digital ids for every person on the planet. Meanwhile, central banks are working to quickly adopt digital wallets and digital money. I wonder if/when injectable body sensors will be integrated with digital ids, and digital money.

http://www.sfmins.org/injectable-body-sensors-take-personal-chemistry-to-a-cell-phone-closer-to-reality

https://mashable.com/article/under-the-skin-sensor-flu-pandemic-coronavirus/

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-universal-digital-identification-and-you

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/3571#:~:text=Banking%20for%20All%20Act%20This%20bill%20requires%20Federal,and%20to%20businesses%20domiciled%20in%20the%20United%20States.

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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