Payments, Software & Technology – September 17, 2009

  • Umair HaqueThe Awesomeness Manifesto
    September 17, 2009 – An interesting, albeit somewhat contrarian (in which there can be value), take on the term “innovation”
  • Digital Money ForumInnovation that matters for the majority
    September 17, 2009 – The impact of technology on monetary policy and currency has always been of intrigue to me. There are few blogs that detail this symbiosis better than “Digital Money Forum” For instance, this quote:

    “That there is an interplay between the technology and monetary policy is obvious. Look what is going on in Africa. People who aren’t allowed to hold dollar bank account hold dollar-denominated mobile top-up vouchers instead. Ugandans without an effective electronic payment system are using M-PESA from Kenya to execute local transactions in Kenyan shillings. Congolese without access to any banking network use mobile money instead (and may never, ever, want or need a bank account as a result). “

  • Securosis BlogCloud Data Security: Store (Rough Cut)
    September 17, 2009 – The series on Securosis is, in my opinion, required reading for any of us who interact with (or offer) cloud-based solutions.

September 17, 2009

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