ALERT: The Mark of the Beast could now be right at our doorsteps!
A 15-year-old British schoolboy has successfully implanted a microchip under the skin of his left hand – all by himself!
Picture Above: Byron Wake, the British schoolboy who implanted a microchip into himself (Source: Dailybhaskar.com)
According to UK’s The Daily Mail, the British teenager, Byron Wake, used a hypodermic syringe to insert the microchip into himself, without the supervision or consent of his parents.
The DIY operation was performed in his own bedroom while his unwitting mother and father were downstairs.
Said Bryon, “‘It was only a little cut with two or three drops of blood.”
“It only hurts when you pierce the skin, and then it feels fine. In the days after, it didn’t hurt it just ached a bit like a toothache. You’re supposed to put a plaster on it but I never did.”
“I didn’t tell my parents until three days later. They took it better than expected because they had already told me not to do it.”
“And then when I did tell them I’d done it, they just went with it.”
“Afterwards I had checked it out at the doctor who said it was fine and they were happy.”
“My grandpa is a surgeon and he said that he was proud, and my mum wasn’t expecting that at all.”
According to The Telegraph, Byron ordered the nXT microchip online from the United States, together with the insertion kit.
Despite the instructions recommending the help of a registered nurse or doctor, the teenager carried out the procedure himself.
The chip works by using near field communication (NFC), which emits a low power radio-frequency signature that can trigger pre-programmed events like unlocking a phone or starting a car.
So far, Byron has been using the chip’s ability to unlock his phone automatically and also to control the Bluetooth function to play music from his speakers.
In addition, he is able to send business cards by touching his hand onto other Android user’s phones, which will automatically transfer his details.
For his accomplishment, Byron has been labelled by the media as a “cyborg” – part human, part machine.
Byron has received the support from Professor Kevin Warwick – the world’s first ‘cyborg’ and leading expert on cybernetics – who believes that Bryon may well be the youngest Briton with a microchip inserted.
“There are all sorts of possibilities for it in the future and I think one is a device as an extra piece of information for a passport so that people could be dealt with more quickly,” said Professor Warwick.
“To fly the flag for the UK on this futuristic technology the first trial was in the UK and it is good to see this young man’s interest.”
In 1998, Professor Warwick, underwent an operation to surgically implant a silicon transponder chip in his forearm at the Department of Cybernetics at the University of Reading in 1998. Professor Warwick, who is now deputy vice-chancellor (research) at Coventry University, was quote by The Telegraph as saying that “there are no risks to microchips“.
The xNT transponder chip is the brainchild of Amal Graafstra, a pioneer of the micro-chip movement. Graafstra founded Dangerous Things, the U.S. company that supplies the microchips and brought them into mass production through a crowdfunding campaign.
The Daily Mail reported that 10,000 people across the world are believed to be using microchip technology inside their bodies.
Swedish company Epicenter, for example, has implanted them into its employees, allowing them to use a photocopier, open security doors and even pay for their lunch with their hands.
Byron, who wants to work in the IT industry when he leaves school, will be reviewing the device for the company, Dangerous Things.
While it may seem “cool” to inject oneself with a microchip without parental consent, it should be pointed out that Dangerous Things has warned users online: “The xNT transponder device has not been tested or certified by any regulatory agency for implantation or use inside the human body.”
In addition, while at present it can only be speculated whether this microchip is indeed the biblical mark of the beast, the bible warns that “If anyone worships the beast and its image and receives its mark on their forehead or on their hand, they, too, will drink the wine of God’s fury, which has been poured full strength into the cup of his wrath. They will be tormented with burning sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and of the Lamb.” (Revelation 14:9b-10; NIV)