FSCONS 2015 with Biohacking Safari


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Peck As You Go

Presentation of Peck As You Go project, as part of Biohacking track in collaboration with Biohacking Safari, presented at FSCONS 2015 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Abstract below:

Peck As You Go : An Alternative Payment System

Peck As You Go is an experimental system designed to provide an alternative, de- centralized method of payment. It uses hacked micro-organisms living inside the human mouth as a form of electronically-controlled biological currency which can be exchanged digitally and physically. Should the payment system become a reality, could it provide better financial sustainability? How would it work, and what are the social and cultural implications that may rise as a result?

Photo by Daily Laurel, Biohacking Safari