passport Archive

  • My wife and I have been hopping around from country to country within the past few months (which is why I am mostly to blame for not posting more thoughts to you out there).  During one of our stops I was required to scan my fingerprints in order to verify my identity.  While this may set some people fuming as they mistakenly believe they are important enough to be constantly watched, on the contrary, this set my futurist mind racing with one great question: why can’t biometrics (personal identification through fingerprints, retinal scans, etc.) be used instead of all the crap I am required to keep in my wallet and pockets?  Frankly, I hate having to lug around what feels […]

    Biometrics: The Means To Do Away with Useless Crap

    My wife and I have been hopping around from country to country within the past few months (which is why I am mostly to blame for not posting more thoughts to you out there).  During one of our stops I was required to scan my fingerprints in order to verify my identity.  While this may set some people fuming as they mistakenly believe they are important enough to be constantly watched, on the contrary, this set my futurist mind racing with one great question: why can’t biometrics (personal identification through fingerprints, retinal scans, etc.) be used instead of all the crap I am required to keep in my wallet and pockets?  Frankly, I hate having to lug around what feels […]

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