SMART technology that can read your mind may be the norm at your future job. She stated during the lecture: "We're not talking about implanted devices of the future. These cranial smart devices would be privy to your emotional states, objects you are thinking of by shape, and facial recognition, Futurism wrote. Farahany claimed "in 5,000 companies across the world, employees are already having their brainwave activity monitored to test for their fatigue levels," per the outlet. "Surveillance for productivity is part of what has become the norm in the workplace — and maybe with good reason," Farahany said.