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Wake up, Neo: Microsoft mulls using your brain waves or body heat to mine crypto-currency while viewing ads

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So this is how the world ends – as a Matrix fanfic

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Microsoft Patents New Cryptocurrency System Using Body Activity Data

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A Microsoft patent application details a human-powered crypto mining project by collecting data as people exercise and watch ads.