The end of money: counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society

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From Wired magazine contributing editor and award-winning journalist David Wolman?the story of the end of money as we know it
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display_description "The age of paper dollars and metal coins is coming to a close. In The End of Money, David Wolman introduces the people, technologies, and trends powering this shakeup, taking us to hotspots of the cashless revolution. He zooms from the cash-strapped slums of Delhi, to the tech-obsessed streets of Tokyo, to London to hobnob with digital cash gurus. Then it's on to Reykjavik, where Icelanders are about to kill their national currency; Washington, to learn about high-tech counterfeiting; and Los Angeles, where scientists study our brains on cash. Along the way, Wolman examines the implications of next-generation payment innovations, investigates alternative and virtual currencies, and showcases the boon in mobile-phone banking. As cash gets pushed toward extinction, now is the time to explore its effect on our wallets and our lives"--
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subject_facet Coins, Money -- History, Paper money
title_display The end of money : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers-and the coming cashless society
title_full The End of Money Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers—and the Coming Cashless Society, The end of money : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers-and the coming cashless society / David Wolman, The end of money [electronic resource] : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society / David Wolman
title_short The end of money :
title_sub counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society
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