‘Cybercash’ as many like to call it, may become the new norm in the future of how we process our daily transactions. Is digital currency a fantasy of cyberlibertarians and tech-anarchists, or is it something needed in the current state of payment methods?

The power of cash

The first known form of currency dates back more than 5,000 years to Mesopotamia. Since then, not much has changed. The discovering era of precious metals such as copper or silver led to the push for coins. The characteristics of coins persisted until now. Cash is viewed as valuable by society, fully accessible by individuals, exchangeable for…

Samuel Vandak

Computer Science student at University College London. I am interested in fintech, geopolitics and emerging markets in the Middle East and Asia.

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