Slater says he did it partly as a party trick, but also to generate discussion and interest in the future of technology. One day everyone of us could have microchips embedded in our skin.
It could be useful, or it might have consequences we've not yet considered. Is this just the beginning? What do you think of his decision? Let me know in the comments below.
I've embedded the video of the procedure below. Slater had it done at a tattoo and piercing parlor. It's definitely not for the squeamish, but there's only a little blood. Watch at your own risk.
Would you do this?