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Bio-Hack Tattoos Can Control Your Tech


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Become a cyborg with style using this tattoo-track pad technology.

If you’re like us and thought the real perks of becoming a human cyborg would be touching a pretty tattoo to message your mom, then you’re going to be stoked by this new technology. A researcher at MIT, Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, has developed a non-invasive temporary tattoo that uses a coat of gold leaf to turn your skin into a trackpad. Beyond that, it can also be used as an output display which reports information on your body temperature (do cyborgs even have variable body temp?) and to communicate with other external devices.

For more bio-hacks, turn your skin into a touchscreen with this innovative ring or learn how tattoos can also turn the flesh into a synthesizer. And if you need a soundtrack for all this flesh/tech manipulation, jack into these cyberpunk files.