Walking to the office this morning it struck me that the evolution of (physical) currency in relation to payments could show us the long term development of digital money as well: step by step the currency has been developing until at a certain moment in time the transaction will be done directly between the payer and the payee.
(This is part 6 of a series of posts that will be bundled in apaper on crypto-currencies at Red Planet Dust. See for Part 1) We need to understand our [...]
With all the attention to money and payments related topics here at Red Planet Dust lately I feel inclined to explain how this fits in with the theme of this [...]
The first misconception covered in this series is Felix Salmons’ notion of trust in general and trust in the interconnected world. The next misconception I want to address is Felix [...]
What we today perceive as money is the result of thousands of years of evolution. And looking at history, why we would be the “lucky guys” to live in the [...]